Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bill That Includes Sewer Funding Advances.

Byline: Donna Redman For the Journal

A bill that includes $830,000 to help Los Lunas put sewers in the Hillside area has been passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee, according to the office of Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M.

Later this month, the full Senate is expected to consider the Veterans Affairs-Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies spending bill. If approved, it goes to President Clinton for his consideration.

"The VA-HUD spending bill gives the federal government an opportunity to invest in important water and waste water projects," Bingaman said in a news release. "Having adequate infrastructure is not only important for the health of New Mexico communities, it also makes our state more attractive to businesses. …

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