Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Regulators Divvy Up Travel Fund.(Final)

Byline: Rosalie Rayburn Journal Staff Writer

Portion Can Go To District Offices

SANTA FE -- State regulators agreed Tuesday on a policy that sets travel budgets for each commissioner for each fiscal year.

Members of the Public Regulation Commission agreed to:

* Allot equal shares -- or $1,360 -- of the commission's $6,800 in-state travel budget for fiscal year 2004 to the five commissioners.

* Allow the commission to review requests to transfer money from other budget areas to cover emergency travel shortfalls by individual commissioners on a case by case basis.

* Ask the Legislature to approve an increase in the 2005 PRC travel budget to cover expanded district services for each commissioner. …

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