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Governor optimistic over how the legislative session is shaping up

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The legislative session has started to take shape as lawmakers reached the halfway point last week.  So far, 30 bills have made it through the committee process, passed on the House floor, and have been sent over to the Senate side. One of those bills includes House Bill

State relief plans take shape at New Mexico Legislature

 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An economic relief package is taking shape at the New Mexico Legislature as a Senate panel endorsed a $600 rebate to low-income workers and a separate bill that would waive licensing fees on liquor stores. Residents of New Mexico who earned up to $31,200 during

School bill challenges New Mexico virus restrictions

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bipartisan bill being introduced in the New Mexico Legislature would allow local school boards to reopen classrooms closed by the governor’s emergency health orders. The proposal follows the start of vaccine distribution to some teachers and growing pressure from parents to reopen schools and

Gov. Lujan Grisham releases $7.3B budget proposal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has recommended a $7.3 billion budget for New Mexico’s next fiscal year. The New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration released the proposed budget early Monday morning.

Gov. Lujan Grisham, state officials to provide COVID-19 update

Watch news conference here at 3 p.m. SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 to provide an update on COVID-19 in New Mexico. The state amended the current Public Health Order on Wednesday, increasing capacity

COVID could have impact on MLG’s reelection bid

SANTA FE, N.M. — For weeks many believed that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was headed to Washington to serve on Joe Biden’s cabinet. So now that she has announced she is staying in New Mexico, what are the odds she can win another term. We asked our political expert and history for