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Lea County Officials Approve Budget

LEA COUNTY, NM (KWES) -

Officials in Lea County have approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

The final budget of $159 million dollars was passed at the county commissioners meeting on Thursday.

Officials say the funds will go to capital projects, purchases, operations, salaries and benefits.

The revenue comes from property and sales taxes as well as intergovernmental payments and grants.

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