New Mexico governor joins Arizona in asking for better uranium mine cleanup

28 Views  ¬†SANTA FE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstNew Mexico has¬†hundreds of old uranium mine sites¬†around the state, and the federal government has been working to understand the scope of contamination at¬†some mine sites. Now New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said more needs to be done.

Governor mulls special session over public safety

93 Views  ¬†Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham could call a special legislative session. While a decision has not been made about the special session, the governor has been meeting with Democratic and Republican legislative leaders to evaluate a possible agenda.

Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round

65 Views  ¬†Four years ago today, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the state was starting to shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the beginning of a public health emergency. Businesses shut down, students learned from home and hospitals across the state were overrun.

New Mexico lawmakers react to governor’s vetoes in budget

88 Views  ¬†SANTA FE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstGovernor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed a more than $10 billion budget into law but not before using the veto pen to strike a few things from it. News 13 spoke with leaders in the House and Senate about their reactions to some of what

Dozens of bills still need signed by New Mexico’s governor

92 Views  ¬†SANTA FE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ¬†It may have been a grueling 30-day legislative session, but the work still isn’t over. This year, the New Mexico lawmakers passed 72 bills out of 658 ‚ÄĒ all of which are now headed straight to the desk of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-New Mexico).

Bill to lower taxes for many waiting for Governor’s signature

115 Views  ¬†House bill offers incentives and tax deductions ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ New Mexicans could start seeing deductions in their taxes and incentives if Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs House Bill 252. Rep. Derrick Lente, one of the sponsors for this bill, said it’ll help New Mexicans hold on to

What will New Mexico lawmakers leave on the table in 2024?

130 Views  ¬†Download or stream latest episode of KRQE News 13’s New Mexico News Podcast ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď With less than 48 hours left for this year‚Äôs 30-day session, what will lawmakers leave on the table? KRQE News 13‚Äôs Digital Investigative Data Reporter and legislative beat reporter Curtis Segarra, joins