Last updateFri, 17 May 2019 2pm

AMLO’s budget draws heavy fire in Jalisco

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s relatively austere 2019 federal budget proposal has been welcomed cautiously by economic analysts and the business community but has come in for fierce criticism in Jalisco for ignoring many commitments to this state that the president made during his campaign.

Governor follows president’s path

Since taking his oath of office on December 6, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro has put the state government’s private jet up for sale, requested judges to reduce their salaries while lowering his own, and announced plans to restructure the state police force.