Santa Fe Holds Mental Health Expo

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.

New Mexico Legislative Session Ends Without Drama

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.

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Bill Stalls In Committee

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 […]

Bill to exempt the use police body-cams in certain situations gets “do-pass”

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 […]

House Education Committee Supports Extended School Time

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.