Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Most NM delegates a fiscal cliff yes

All but one of New Mexico's senators and representatives voted yes on a fiscal cliff deal that delays spending cuts, extends unemployment insurance and blocks most tax hikes on all but the wealthiest New Mexicans. But New Mexico's lone congressional Republican was a "no" vote Tuesday night, along with 150 other fellow GOP House members. “I cannot support this or any plan that doesn’t provide a solution,” said Rep. Steve Pearce (R - NM). “Washington doesn’t have a tax problem, it has a spending problem."...more

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