Governor mulls special session over public safety

94 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.

Feds indict Sheryl Williams Stapleton in APS fraud scheme

97 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The feds on Wednesday released the indictment of former New Mexico State Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton, who is accused of funneling millions of dollars from Albuquerque Public Schools to her personal bank account. The former state lawmaker and APS administrator has been charged with

New Mexico Republicans opposing pause on oil and gas leases

81 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Debate is brewing over how New Mexico should manage some of its prime tracts of land. Recently the State Land Office announced they wouldn’t open any new leases on several hundred acres of land, but some state leaders are pushing back.

New Mexico Senator Bill Burt to retire after serving 14 years

93 Views   New Mexico Republican State Senator William “Bill” Burt announced his retirement from the Senate Friday after serving 14 years. The District 33 Senator will complete his term through 2024, according to an emailed statement released by the Senate Republican Leadership Office. Senator Burt was appointed to the Senate

New Mexico lawmakers react to governor’s vetoes in budget

88 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor 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