Two counties in New Mexico provide huge revenue to state

Lea County Map, New Mexico


Here’s how important the oil and gas production in New Mexico’s part of the Permian Basin to  the entire state.

Nearly one-fourth of the state’s tax revenue comes from just two counties in the southeast corner of New Mexico where the Permian Basin extends. We’re talking about Eddy and Lea counties according to a report by the Carlsbad Current-Argus.

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