Legislature

Local, state leaders outline legislative priorities

32 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Local and state leaders joined forces at Albuquerque’s Metro Crime Initiative Wednesday. They introduced seven initiatives, ranging from gun crimes and gun violence prevention, to retail crime, to retention and recruitment within APD.

How many have voted so far in New Mexico?

65 Views   “The governor’s race and the congressional races are getting a lot of attention from the press. So, I know that’s catching people’s attention,” said Michelle Kavanaugh, Bernalillo County Deputy Clerk. People flocked to the polls in New Mexico Saturday to submit last-minute ballots for early voting ahead of

Young voters express thoughts on midterms, going to the polls

34 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Could one generation be the turning point for how this election shakes out? Not just for New Mexico but the entire country? The last midterms in 2018 saw a huge surge in young people voting nationally and Pew Research showed that largely benefited Democrats.

State representative facing backlash over tweet

56 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A state representative is in hot water for a tweet about a recent murder in Santa Fe. Police arrested two people in connection to the stabbing death of a woman this weekend.

Senator resigns from New Mexico’s legislature

102 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Outspoken state Senator Jacob Candelaria has resigned from office. The independent lawmaker from Albuquerque submitted his resignation letter to the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday.

New Mexico lawmaker removed from committee over allegations

123 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto has been removed from his position as chairman of the New Mexico Finance Authority interim committee. Senate President Pro Tem Mimi Stewart announced the move Saturday, citing sexual harassment allegations against him.

New Mexico Grade School Population Dropping

98 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