Legislative session may cost over $100,000 a day

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) — Day two of the legislative session is underway at the Roundhouse and the cost is already racking up.
    
The legislature's 60-day session could end up costing taxpayers nearly $144,000 a day.
     
A house committee approved a bill Tuesday providing $8.6 million for expenses of the legislative session.          
    
That includes salaries for staff, printing, mail, telephones and the $154 daily expense reimbursement that's paid to legislators rather than a salary.

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