RGF’s Paul Gessing weighs in on New Mexico’s COVID19 Spending for KOAT 7

$34 million and counting is what New Mexico has spent so far on fighting COVID19. Federal CARES Act money should be available and more than enough so as to not impact New Mexico’s budget (the shutdown is another matter).

But, as Gessing cautions in his brief comment for the story hereand on the picture, politicians have a tendency to spend money for purposes that aren’t necessarily as intended.