New Mexico GOP seeks to expand racketeering laws

45 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. – There’s about one month left until state lawmakers are expected to return to the Roundhouse for a public safety special session. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham already picked her slate of proposals she wants the Legislature to pass, but some lawmakers believe she’s missing the

New Mexico lawmakers seek more data on limiting drilling near homes and schools

57 Views   In the last legislative session, no reforms were made to oil and gas regulations despite bills to impose fines for oil spills, limit fresh water use and create buffers around schools. Looking forward to next year’s session, the Legislative Finance Committee met in oil-rich southeastern New Mexico Tuesday to discuss

Four progressives vie to replace the longest-serving NM state rep

89 Views   After 27 years in the state House, New Mexico Rep. Gail Chasey (D-Albuquerque) is retiring, and four Democratic candidates are vying for her Nob Hill-area District 18 seat in the primary election. All four say they’re big fans of Chasey and much of the legislation the Majority Floor