SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico state lawmakers are pushing, again, to legalize marijuana. The sponsor of this year’s bill says more Republicans are on board than in past years. This bill has been years in the making, having been in discussion for almost five years. Supporters believe this year
In New Mexico, low income retirees are not taxed on their social security income. If HB 49 gets passed, then it would extend to all retirees with social security income. Republican lawmakers are looking to eliminate a tax for retirees. The majority of U.S. states do not tax social security income
State lawmakers kicked off the 2021 New Mexico legislative session Tuesday, Jan. 19. KUNM’s Nash Jones spoke with James Barron, education reporter with the Santa Fe New Mexican, to help get the lay of the land.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A different type of legislative session starts Tuesday. There will be no State of the State address from the governor and new lawmakers could be sworn in virtually. This is according to the House Speaker’s Communication Director Daniel Marzec. He told KOAT some incoming lawmakers might not be there
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.
SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico leaders want to make sure that what happened at the U.S. Capitol last week doesn’t happen here. “It is certainly something in Santa Fe we don’t want to see,” said Mayor Alan Webber. But state police and Santa Fe city leaders are planning for it.
In the majority of police brutality cases, officers are not criminally prosecuted, and reform advocates contend that is in part because of something called “qualified immunity.” Eliminating qualified immunity emerged as a key demand during the protests that have swept the nation demanding justice for victims of police violence. The
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s business community is making it easier for the public to participate in the upcoming legislative session. Most of the session, including committee meetings, will be held online.
SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance (“OSI”) has directed all health insurers operating in the state to cover COVID-19 vaccinations and related services at no cost to a patient.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has approved a $330 million economic relief package aimed at helping unemployed workers and certain businesses that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Passage came Tuesday night as lawmakers rushed to wrap up a one-day session that was called
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