Tuesday, January 31, 2012
New Mexico News
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The New Mexico Department of Public Safety just shot down a local gun center's attempt to put part of a concealed carry class online. Tuesday, January 31, 2012.
By Heath Haussamen • Commentary • Hanging photos of foster children who are up for adoption in the halls of the Roundhouse would be a powerful statement about the priorities of state government. I hope the legislative branch changes its mind and grants the governor’s request to do it.
SANTA FE - New homebuyers would get a one-time tax credit and a lifetime of lower energy bills under legislation that Democrats are pushing as part of their job-creation package.
A Senate committee leader is raising objections about Gov. Susana Martinez's nominee to run the Corrections Department, saying he apparently omitted information from a background check questionnaire.
Federal authorities are asking for the public's help in capturing a fugitive accused of running a scam that collected millions of dollars in donations from people who believed they were helping U.S. Navy veterans.
State lawmakers are looking over a proposal to improve the way crime victims can keep track of what happens to the criminals who made them victims in the first place, and the idea is to make the bad guys pay for it.
An Albuquerque lawmaker wants more openness and less secrecy about judges who face accusations of wrongdoing on the job - judicial misconduct.
A Democratic Senate leader suggests scrapping a newly approved 25-year lease with the Downs at Albuquerque, which plans to build a larger casino at the state fairgrounds.
SANTA FE, N.M. -- A proposed $5.6 billion state budget hit a last-minute snag in a House committee Monday after Republicans objected that several of the GOP governor's initiatives might get chopped if the state's revenue outlook dims. Monday, January 30, 2012.
Press Release: Green Chamber Applauds New Survey Demonstrating Strong Public Support for Renewable E
Bipartisan Survey Finds Seventy Percent of New Mexico Voters Recognize that Renewable Energy Creates Jobs , Seventy-One Percent Support State's Renewable Energy Standard
Reies Lopez Tijerina, an icon of the Chicano Movement, is slated to make a rare appearance Thursday at the Roundhouse.
A legislative agency has released a video of a confrontation between two lawmakers in which a Democratic House member calls Republican Gov. Susana Martinez a "Mexican."