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The state Senate on Saturday took action to lessen the chance that voters could choose a political odd couple as nominees for governor and lieutenant governor. ... Walter Bradley, said the current system of lieutenant governor candidates running in a separate primary election has an obvious drawback.
The flyer then hammers home the message in case recipients miss the point: Governor Susana Martinez is leading New Mexico in the right direction. Not to split hairs, but a spike in oil prices and a rebound in the state's oil and gas industry is the reason for this year's budget surplus and the thousands of ...

The Senate's two top Republicans, Minority Leader Stuart Ingle of Portales and Minority Whip Bill Payne, spoke in favor of the raises. Ingle noted that university presidents are paid significantly more than the governor. Payne said that except for the governor, none of New Mexico's state officials makes more ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – U.S. Senator Tom Udall is wanting legislation passed to keep President Trump from firing special council Robert Mueller. “The Republican leader has delayed bringing forward bipartisan legislation to protect Mueller from arbitrary dismissal in light of recent events.
Greg Abbott is scheduled to speak at a fundraising event for Congressman and New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce. Feb. ... A Democratic New Mexico lawmaker is highlighting Abbott's hard-line stance on immigration enforcement and criticizing Pearce for campaigning alongside the Texas ...
Susana Martinez has cleared the way for New Mexico lawmakers to consider a measure that would expand obligations under state law to report child ... Martinez, a Republican who served as a prosecutor before becoming governor, sent a message to lawmakers this week calling for the proposal to be ...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she will not pursue state work requirements for Medicaid recipients. The second-term Republican told news reporters Thursday that she does not support tying work requirements to health care in general and noted that some Medicaid ...
Susana Martinez will be giving her last State of the State address as New Mexico lawmakers convene for a 30-day legislative session. ... In what marks the final year of the two-term Republican governor's tenure, she wants to focus on the familiar priorities of schools, job creation and public safety.
“As the governor has repeatedly said, she will only sign comprehensive tax reform,” Martinez spokesman Michael Lonergan said Monday. Both online sales and not-for-profit hospital services have been on lawmakers' radar for years. Amazon began collecting gross receipts tax on New Mexico purchases ...
Disagreements over compensation for state law enforcement agencies boil down to less than $15 million — a fraction of the state general fund budget — but have emerged as a focal point of budgetary discord between the Republican governor in her final year in office and New Mexico's Democrat-led ...
A judge is limiting testimony about a 2014 meeting between New Mexico's attorney general and a former state senator being prosecuted on ...
Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents ... Duggan was first elected after a state-appointed manager filed for ...
A prominent Democratic candidate for New Mexico governor is outlining her economic agenda for the state and how to attract more millennials.
A young filmmaker is jumping into the race for governor of New Mexico, launching an independent campaign as an unabashed political ...
In opening statements, prosecutors said former New Mexico state Sen. ... state senator went on trial Tuesday on accusations he used his elected office ... The lead defense attorney for the 69-year-old former politician and real ...
The share of New Mexico voters who disapprove of Martinez's job performance ... The approval ratings of nearly every U.S. senator have fallen, ...
New Mexico state lawmakers are inviting Gov. Susana Martinez to explain her plan for repealing and replacing voter-approved bail reforms.

The governor uses the example of career criminal William Wilson, who was let out of custody by a judge, then went onto shoot a State Police ...
The federal government will give a few select areas around the country a chance to experiment with new uses for drones, and Gov. Susana ...
Richardson, a Democratic former governor of New Mexico, said the U.S. should aim to get North Korea to agree to pause its weapons tests in ...
Senator Mimi Stewart of Albuquerque recently was named New Mexico's single most effective legislator – indeed, one of the most effective ...
Susana Martinez has announced that film and television production contributed more than half a billion dollars to New Mexico's economy last ...
After years of stagnation, New Mexico's economy is starting to grow ... people want to come to New Mexico through this governor's policies.".
has since dropped out of the governor's race in his state. ... “It's one of the most difficult decisions I've made in elected office,” Pearce told ... In New Mexico, Colorado and South Dakota, no sitting representative has ever won ...
Senator: New Mexico doesn't know how to teach poor students ... Stewart accused the governor on Monday of trying to discredit her by taking ...
KRQE News 13 asked the governor's office if she was trying to get the show to come to New Mexico. They did not answer our question.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- It's official. The first Republican has thrown his hat in the ring for New Mexico governor: U.S. Rep Steve Pearce.
New Mexico Education Funding At Stake In Trial, Governor Links Growth to Tax Cutting ... A high-stakes legal battle focused on the plight of New Mexico's ... Williams was Hobbs' first black commissioner, elected in 1986 to the ...
Key campaign finance reform measures that would require more transparency for money in politics await the governor's consideration.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday ordered a hiring freeze for all agencies under her control, a move designed to save cash pending a political standoff over the funding of state government and public schools.
Senator John Arthur Smith says a special session is unneeded. The budget and tools for improvements are already on her desk.
Senator discusses gas pump skimming at hearing. J.R. Oppenheim March 21, 2017 10:11 PM. A U.S. senator from New Mexico drew attention to Albuquerque's recent credit card skimmer scam during a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Advertisement. Sen.
"The Sagamore Wind Project will be the largest wind farm in the state, resulting in hundreds of clean energy jobs in rural New Mexico and more affordable electric bills for consumers" said Senator Heinrich. "This project and the jobs it will create in ...
SANTA FE - With New Mexico's 60-day legislative session in the rearview mirror, the Roundhouse is a quiet place - for now.
Passed House and Senate, pending governor's signature. HB 241 Would have allowed teachers to use sick days without impacting their evaluation.
SANTA FE, N.M. (March 20, 2017) - Last week, the New Mexico House gave final approval for a bill known as the Electronic Communication Privacy Act.
New Mexico Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth, D-Santa, right, speakers to reporters with Sen. John Arthur Smith, D-Deming, left, and Sen. Jacob Candelaria, D- Albuquerque, center, after the end of the Legislative session on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
I am an English teacher at Santa Fe High. It is a wonderful school. Our administration is top-notch, our faculty is highly educated and professional, and our kids are great.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico state budget plan from lawmakers that would shore up spending on public schools and state agencies by raising taxes and fees was resoundingly rejected on Saturday by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, minutes after the ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A measure aimed at curbing the use of solitary confinement in jails and prisons across New Mexico is headed to the governor's desk. The House voted Friday to send the final version of the bill to Gov. Susana Martinez after ...
Rep. Patricia Lundstrom, D-Gallup, shakes hands with House Minoruty Leader Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque, after the House concurred with the Senate's changes to the state budget.
New Mexico is a majority-minority, primarily Catholic state, and would be the eighth jurisdiction in the nation, including the District of Columbia, to protect youth under the age of eighteen from the harmful and discredited practice of conversion ...
SANTA FE - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez could call a special Legislative session immediately after the regular session ends at noon on Saturday, and may add non-budget items.
SANTA FE - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is preparing for a state government shutdown amid a budget standoff between the Republican and the Democratic-controlled Legislature.
SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has a torn ACL resulting from a skiing injury in Utah. Martinez spokesman Chris Sanchez told the Associated Press an MRI confirmed the Republican governor sustained the knee injury during a skiing ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - With just two days left in the legislative session, more and more bills are starting to land on the governor's desk, but she's shooting down almost half of them with little explanation. That has Democrats crying "petty politics ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A proposal to increase New Mexico's minimum wage for the first time since 2009 is on its way to the governor's desk. The Senate on Thursday approved of increasing minimum wage by $1.50 to $9 an hour. An $8 hourly training wage ...
SANTA FE - Gov. Susana Martinez and state Attorney General Hector Balderas are members of opposite political parties, but they agree that New Mexico State's men's basketball team will reach the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen. The Republican governor and ...
America's hemp industry is growing, no pun intended. Hemp cultivation was completely prohibited for many decades, but thanks to a provision in a 2013 farming bill (signed by Obama in 2014), states are allowed to cultivate hemp under certain conditions.
"I cannot believe for a moment that the governor and her administration and staff were not aware that this was an important issue for the Senate and this chamber to know about any financial ties between the owners of this property and the administration.


 

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