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Gov., lawmakers inch toward budget deal : LEGISLATURE 2017
Mar 9, 2017 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

SANTA FE - A 90-minute meeting between top legislative leaders and Gov. Susana Martinez produced "broad agreement" on some key budget questions, House Speaker Brian Egolf said Wednesday, fueling new optimism for a budget compromise in the session's last 10 days.

But it's clear there's plenty of work to be done.

Martinez, a Republican, has repeatedly vowed to reject tax increases. Democrats, in turn, say new sources of revenue are needed to spare public schools and other services from

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