Albuquerque Business First: U.S. Veteran Affairs OKs $15.6 million for New Mexico facility

Members of the New Mexico congressional delegation announced Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved $15.6 million funding for the New Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences to construct a new 59-bed facility.

The construction and expansion project includes 39 Alzheimer’s beds, a 20-bed skilled-nursing unit, a new rehabilitation section for inpatient and outpatient services and a new pool.

The project was announced by Sen. Tom Udall, Sen. Martin Heinrich, Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Rep. Ben Ray Luján.