Area school superintendents are pleading with local lawmakers to hold their districts harmless when they strike the budget ax.
But a state senator painted a grim picture, saying the budget shortfall may be even greater than previously estimated.
Gov. Bill Richardson said he will call the Legislature into special session starting next Saturday to deal with the budget shortfall caused by the national recession.
During a public meeting last week to discuss the state government’s budget crisis, area legislators got an earful — and then some.
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