TOP OF MIND: Should the governor or legislators determine how to spend federal relief funds? - Albuquerque Journal

TOP OF MIND: Should the governor or legislators determine how to spend federal relief funds?

This week’s question: The state Supreme Court is being asked to settle an ongoing dispute between Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state lawmakers over who should decide how to spend federal relief funds. Should the governor have authority over spending the federal funds or should the money go through the traditional legislative appropriation process?

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