CARLSBAD, N.M. — A coalition of energy companies has thanked government leaders after receiving millions of dollars of road improvements in the southeast New Mexico.
The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported that Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the $7.4 billion state budget for next year, which included $300 million for roadway infrastructure and improvements. Permian Strategic Partnership CEO Tracee Bentley said lawmakers agreed to allocate $87 million for road projects across southeast New Mexico.
The partnership said in a statement that the funding is in addition to critical transportation funding already given to local projects in recent years.
Information from: Carlsbad Current-Argus