NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Inflation rates are at their highest in decades, and wages haven’t always been unable to keep up with rising costs in New Mexico. Between gasoline, food and housing, there are still many people struggling. So, with the midterm elections just a week away, which gubernatorial candidate has the best fiscal plan for the state?
Janie Chermak, an economics professor at the University of New Mexico, joins the podcast this week and weighs the pros and cons of how to use state oil and gas revenues. Chermak also shares his views on where the state’s economy might go.
How does politics play a role in fuel prices? What’s the biggest pressure on your wallet right now?
These questions and answers are covered in this week’s full discussion on the New Mexico News podcast.
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