24 Views US Senator Martin Heinrich has joined Maine Senator Angus King and others to introduce new legislation to ban gas operated semi-automatic firearms. The Gas-Operated Semi-Automatic Firearms Exclusion Actor GOSAFE is also co-sponsored by Senators Mark Kelly of Arizona and Michael Bennett of Colorado.
32 Views With the second annual Missing in New Mexico Day scheduled for this Sunday, the state has announced the creation of an advisory committee to look for ways to implement the Missing and Murdered Indigenous State Response Plan.
39 Views In Fiscal Year 2023, the 25 New Mexico Counties that operate adult corrections facilities spent $336 million on personnel, operations, capital, and medical for their jails. That’s an average of 31% of the counties’ general fund costs.
35 Views According to a new report presented Thursday to the Legislative Education Study Committee nearly 40% of students were chronically absent from school in New Mexico during the 2022-23 school year.
50 Views According toa new progress report presented to the Legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday, despite major increases in funding the past several years, outcomes in Special Education in New Mexico have not shown any significant improvements.
50 Views Supporters of placing the Green Amendmentin the New Mexico Constitution say they will be back in during next year’s legislative session to try and get it on the November ballot.
54 Views Supporters say New Mexico is losing out on a clean, zero emissions form of energy that sits in the ground in abundance. A state committee has spent over a year looking into the feasibility of using geothermal energy as an electric and heat source.
65 Views The State of New Mexico is proposing rules that would require auto manufacturers to deliver 43% of new vehicles for sale to be zero emissions by 2027 moving up yearly to 82% by 2032. A discussion on the proposed rules were part of a meeting held at Roundhouse on Monday of the Water […]
65 Views State officials say they are steadily moving forward to bring high speed broadband across New Mexico and to areas where service is lacking or non-existent. The Office of Broadband Access and Expansion or OBAE gave an update last week to the Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee.
131 Views In the wake of another mass shooting, this time in Lewiston, Maine, the New Mexico Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee held a meeting Thursday in Las Vegas to talk about where firearms laws are headed in the country and the state.