Congressionally Directed Spending Requests FY23: Agriculture and Rural Development

Signed Disclosure Letter Available HERE.

PROJECTS REQUESTED

Project City/County: Arch, New Mexico

Recipient: Arch Volunteer Fire Department, Roosevelt County

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Arch Volunteer Fire Department in Roosevelt County will purchase a new fire engine.


Project City/County: Belen, New Mexico

Recipient: City of Belen

Amount Requested: $761,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Belen will purchase a new Pumper Fire Truck.


Project City/County: Cuba, New Mexico

Recipient: Village of Cuba Volunteer Fire Department

Amount Requested: $550,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Village of Cuba Volunteer Fire Department will replace its aging fire engine pumper.


Project City/County: Deming, New Mexico

Recipient: City of Deming Fire Department

Amount Requested: $542,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Deming will replace an aging fire engine.


Project City/County: Hatch, New Mexico

Recipient: Hatch Valley Public Schools

Amount Requested: $200,000

Project Description and Explanation: Hatch Valley Public Schools will conduct a feasibility study, planning, and design for an animal science facility that would support student education in animal husbandry and create a veterinarian science training pipeline.


Project City/County: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Recipient: USDA-ARS Range Management Research Unit, NMSU

Amount Requested: $2,831,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Range Management Research Unit will make reparations and upgrades to its facilities.


Project City/County: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Recipient: USDA-ARS Southwestern Cotton Ginning Research Lab

Amount Requested: $3,376,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Southwestern Cotton Ginning Research Laboratory will make reparations and upgrades to the facilities in its laboratory.


Project City/County: Reserve, New Mexico

Recipient: Village of Reserve

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Village of Reserve will construct a new fire station.


Project City/County: Rowe, New Mexico

Recipient: Rowe Volunteer Fire Department

Amount Requested: $450,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Rowe Volunteer Fire Department will purchase a new primary attack fire engine.


Project City/County: Silver City, New Mexico

Recipient: Western New Mexico University 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: Western New Mexico University will purchase distance learning hardware to expand its online learning programs.


Project City/County: Sundland Park, New Mexico

Recipient: Sundland Park Fire Department

Amount Requested: $2,200,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Sunland Park Fire Department will purchase a multi-purpose fire truck.


Project City/County: The region of northern New Mexico

Recipient: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Amount Requested: $250,000

Project Description and Explanation: The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will restore riparian areas and perform other beaver-related conservation work in northern New Mexico.


Project City/County: Tulrosa, New Mexico

Recipient: Tularosa Volunteer Fire Department

Amount Requested: $300,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Tularosa Volunteer Fire Department will purchase a new Water Tender Fire Truck.


Project City/County: Village of Questa, New Mexico

Recipient: Village of Questa

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: This request would allow the Village of Questa to build a new fire station for increased fire responsiveness.