DPNM Condemns House Republicans For Wasting More Than 200K in N.M. Taxpayer Dollars


Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, N.M. House Republicans adjourned after wasting six days of legislative time and taxpayer dollars. According the the Legislative Finance House Republicans wasted more than $200,000 in taxpayer funds playing political games instead of addressing the New Mexico’s serious budget shortfall. The Democratic Party of New Mexico condemned the House Republicans’ behavior in the following statement:

“What House Republicans have done is shameful—they avoided addressing the failed economic policies of the Governor Martinez administration, and instead took up a very serious issues that should be addressed during regular session,” said Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. “The Democratic led Senate did their job at minimal cost to the state, while House Republicans played political games at the expense of New Mexico taxpayers.”