New Mexico Senate Approves $6B Budget - The Associated Press
The Senate has unanimously approved a proposed $6.2 billion budget that would provide 3 percent pay raises next year for government workers and educators.
The budget is the main assignment for lawmakers in the 30-day session, which ends on Thursday.
The bill cleared the Senate on Tuesday and heads to the House.
The measure provides for a $293 million or 5 percent increase in spending on education and government programs next year.