A Little Spending Arithmetic

Paul’s New Mexico government “Spend-o-meter” is spinning away and will soon reach $11 billion dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30 (yes, that’s billion!). That is almost 23 thousand dollars per second or nearly 1.4 million per hour. How does this relate to us as individuals? The government spends your money at the rate of $115 per person per week.

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