federal spending

File photo of the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Government Spent Over $700,000 To Repair Downed Border Fence

The federal government spent over $700,000 to repair part of a steel border fence that was knocked down by debris from a rainstorm last summer.

13 hours ago

File photo of the White House. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Economist Says Shutdown Perilous For N.M., May Cause Another State Recession

Heavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a University of New Mexico economist said.

10/03/2013