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Monday, January 23, 2012

Fact Checking Governor Susana Martinez State of the State Speech

The governor had a few surprises at last Tuesday's State of the State address. Exaggerations or out rite lies? Little did we know that the governor had single-handedly balanced the budget, closed tax loopholes for her favorite out-of-state corporate donors. And, did you know that her cuts to education actually increased classroom spending?

Well, so says the governor in her "pat me on the back" address. In the interest of holding Governor Martinez to her pledge to be an honest public official, we thought we'd take a look at the facts behind a few points in her state of the state address.

January 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM in Education, NM Legislature 2012, Public Policy, Regulation, Susana Martinez | Permalink