New Mexico governor announces plan to fund higher education

Gov. Susana Martinez
Gov. Susana Martinez

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Gov. Susana Martinez announced her plan to fund higher education after she vetoed funding completely.

It includes increasing funding to the UNM Cancer Center by $1 million and gives an extra $2 million to the Higher Education Financial Aid Fund.

The governor has been battling with Democrats over balancing the budget without raising taxes.

No word on when she will call a special session.

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