Human Services requests $1.130 billion for fiscal year 2022 | Matched with federal dollars will help lift the lives of nearly half of New Mexicans


SANTA FE – New Mexico Human Services Secretary Dr. David R. Scrase said Friday his department is seeking $1.130 billion to leverage an additional $6.737 billion in federal dollars to help nearly half of the state’s residents through the unprecedented COVID-19 public health crisis. Dr. Scrase made the request in his testimony before the Legislative Finance Committee while presenting his department’s fiscal year 2022 budget request.