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Governor eyeing another round of New Mexico tax rebates in 2023

524 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Driven by a surge in oil and gas production, New Mexico is expected to rake in as much as $3.6 billion in “new” money for the state’s upcoming budget year. And that major increase might bring another round of tax rebates or economic stimulus payments to

New Mexico Grade School Population Dropping

551 Views   New Mexico’s population growth is flat and that is helping create a drop in the state’s expected school grade population. In a report presented Tuesday to the Public School Capital Outlay Oversight Task Force the state’s population is getting older, so it’s less likely to be producing offspring that would be

Gathering held in support of state Constitutional Amendment #1

525 Views   “I feel this will help advance each school to be able to give each child a better education,” said UNM student, Carolina Rios. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — ‘Vote YES For Kids’ (VYFK) and members of the Zumba community gathered in Albuquerque Saturday in support of the state’s Constitutional Amendment #1

Some New Mexicans still waiting on gas tax rebates

554 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – State leaders made a promise in April that every eligible New Mexican would be getting rebate checks to help offset some of the current rising prices. Almost 800,000 New Mexicans have already gotten checks or direct depots, but many are still waiting.

NM lawmakers pass HB-2 and Junior Bill in special session

917 Views   Single people could get $500, those who file jointly could get $1000 SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers met Tuesday for a special session to vote on three topics. One is a gas tax rebate, which passed late Tuesday night. The bill will give back $500 to single New Mexicans and

Which legislators want the most money?

632 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico’s lawmakers have requested more than $4.6 billion in state funds for projects ranging from Lake Maloya dam improvements to Lobo Little League field construction. Roads, hospitals, schools, and a handful of proposed memorials to be erected around the state are among the thousands of projects

NM Senate Panel To Hear Proposal To Pay State Lawmakers A Salary

503 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — The nation’s only unsalaried legislature in New Mexico is considering whether to abandon its amateur status. A proposed constitutional amendment from Democratic Sens. Daniel Ivey-Soto of Albuquerque and Bobby Gonzales of Taos would enable the state’s 112 legislators to collect salaries.

Navajo Nation to consider another round of hardship assistance checks

665 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo Nation members can possibly expect another round of hardship checks in the coming weeks. The Navajo Nation received a little more than $2 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act earlier this year. A large portion of that money has been set aside for key

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