131 Views Health care providers and other organizations gathered Saturday at the Chavez Community Center for a Mental Health Fair organized by The Life Link. May is Mental Health Awareness month.
201 Views With the country coming to grips with another school shooting, this one in Nashville, lawmakers in New Mexico and across the country are again under pressure to do more to prevent mass shootings.
178 Views The 2023 New Mexico Legislative Session came to an end at noon on Saturday and without a lot of drama in the closing hours. Despite not getting all of what they wanted to accomplish, House Democrats said it was a good and productive session.
218 Views Late Wednesday night the New Mexico Senate approved an overhaul of the state’s tax structure. However, its substitute of HB 547 included several changes made by the Senate Tax, Business and Revenue Committee that may be a hard sell back in the House.
157 Views A bill that would have established new statewide greenhouse gas emission standards has stalled out in the Senate Conservation Committee and is dead for the session. The bill introduced by Senate Pro-Tem Mimi Stewart would have set statewide greenhouse gas emissions at least 50-percent less than 2005 levels by 2030, 75-percent by 2040 […]
172 Views Senate Bill 368, which is sponsored by Senator Harold Pope, would allow law enforcement officers to suspend the recording on their body cameras in situations that involve notifying a member of the public of a death, the conduction of an undercover investigation sanctioned by a law enforcement agency and operations involving the recovery […]
161 Views A bill that would make major changes to voting rules in New Mexico, particularly on tribal lands, received a Do Pass recommendation from the House Judiciary Committee,and now heads to the House Floor.
186 Views A bill that would make major changes to high school graduation requirements in New Mexico is heading to the House Floor after receiving a unanimous Do Pass recommendation from the Education Committee.
172 Views New Mexico is one step closer to having open primary elections after the Senate Rules Committee Friday voted to support allowing Declined to State and minor party members to vote in the primary election of their choice.
128 Views The bill that would extend instructional time in New Mexico schools to 1140 a year, up from the current 990 for elementary and 1080 for middle and high schools, was unanimously approved by the House Education Committee on Friday.