Politics

Oil and gas donations shifting away from Republicans in New Mexico

49 Views   The oil and gas industry has increased non-election year contributions to New Mexico’s politicians as the state Legislature debated new regulation in the 2024 session. The industry boosted its contributions to Democrats, the current dominant party in the state, while trimming back donations to Republicans, who still hold

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

36 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — 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 — all of which are now headed straight to the desk of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-New Mexico).

Students stand in support of Palestine at Regents meeting

40 Views   Protesters cite 1985 resolution On the afternoon of Feb. 15, Protesters entered the Board of Regents meeting and stood silently along the walls, donning keffiyehs, Palestinian Flags and stickers that read “Freedom for Palestine” to stand united with those speaking in support of a divestment resolution.

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

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

New Mexicans share thoughts on proposed bills to address gun violence in state

34 Views   During this legislative session, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham called on state lawmakers to adopt firearm-related bills to address gun violence. As lawmakers debate legislation, some New Mexicans are applauding the effort, while others feel that the legislation will only hurt law-abiding citizens. KRWG’s Jonny Coker has

Clean fuel standard bill passes through the House floor

56 Views   Some representatives say it helps with carbon intensity; others say gas prices will rise Santa Fe – House Bill 41, also known as the Clean Transportation Fuel Standard, passed on the house floor in a vote of 36-33 this weekend. Representatives say the goal of the bill is

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