- Ex-legislators file to return to New Mexico House Updated: Mar-11-14 4:39 pm
- Absent New Mexico lawmaker says he's returning pay Updated: Mar-11-14 1:25 pm
- Emergency workers now subject to background checks Updated: Mar-08-14 5:52 pm
- Lawmaker facing campaign over education proposal Updated: Mar-06-14 12:37 pm
- Correction: Mexican Wolves story Updated: Mar-04-14 6:16 pm
- Ban on texting while driving to become NM law Updated: Mar-02-14 4:58 pm
- New law protects service members' parental rights Updated: Mar-01-14 5:12 pm
- New Mexico House GOP minority leader to retire Updated: Feb-28-14 11:04 am
- New Mexico lawmakers average $16K in compensation Updated: Feb-27-14 2:37 pm
- New Mexico lawmakers pass more bills than in 2012 Updated: Feb-24-14 7:43 am
- NM session ends with inaction on Amtrak route Updated: Feb-23-14 2:49 pm
- New Mexico Democratic legislative leader retiring Updated: Feb-21-14 7:06 pm
- Highlights of New Mexico legislative session Updated: Feb-20-14 6:46 pm
- New Mexico Legislature adjourns 30-day session Updated: Feb-20-14 5:09 pm
- Legislature approves budget as adjournment nears Updated: Feb-20-14 1:13 am
- Senate rejects Navajo gambling compact Updated: Feb-19-14 9:32 pm
- NM House considers minimum wage question Updated: Feb-19-14 6:56 pm
- Payments continue for absent legislators Updated: Feb-19-14 3:29 pm
- New Mexico Senate approves $6.2 billion budget Updated: Feb-18-14 10:49 pm
- NM lawmakers OK ban on texting while driving Updated: Feb-18-14 9:13 pm
- New Mexico minimum wage hike heads to House Updated: Feb-18-14 3:20 pm
- Panel shelves early childhood education proposal Updated: Feb-17-14 10:25 pm
- Hanna Skandera nomination stalls in committee Updated: Feb-17-14 2:16 pm
- Senate approves $167M for capital improvements Updated: Feb-16-14 8:01 pm
- NM concealed handgun licenses double in 2013 Updated: Feb-16-14 1:01 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Four former legislators are running to regain seats in the New Mexico House.
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A New Mexico legislator says he plans to return thousands of dollars of daily expense pay that he received for the recent legislative session that he missed because of health problems.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Paramedics and other emergency medical service providers in New Mexico will now be required to go through criminal background checks.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A liberal advocacy group has launched a campaign against a New Mexico lawmaker for opposing a proposal to increase spending on early childhood education.
PHOENIX - In a story Feb. 24 about an Arizona bill allowing ranchers to kill Mexican wolves, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of wolves in Arizona and New Mexico as 33. The correct number of wolves in Arizona and New Mexico is 83.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A proposal to ban texting while driving in New Mexico has become a state law.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico parents who also serve in the armed forces won't have to worry about child custody disputes while away on deployment.
HOBBS, New Mexico - Donald Bratton, the New Mexico House Republican minority leader and longtime Hobbs lawmaker announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico legislators averaged a little more than $16,000 in compensation last year although they received no annual salary.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Legislature approved more bills this year than it did during the last 30-day session.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico legislative session failed to make any commitment Thursday to fund the state's share of costs to keep Amtrak's Southwest Chief on its current route.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - House Majority Leader Rick Miera says he's not seeking re-election this year.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A look at proposals that passed and failed during the 30-day session of the Legislature, which ended Thursday.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Legislature crossed the finish line Thursday of a 30-day session after agreeing on a plan to temporarily shore up a lottery-funded college scholarship program.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Legislature wrapped up work Wednesday on a must-do state budget proposal as the 30-day session neared an end.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers have dealt a setback to the Navajo Nation by rejecting a gambling compact that would have allowed the state's largest American Indian tribe to open three additional casinos.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The House is debating a proposal that would let New Mexico voters decide whether to boost the state's minimum wage next year.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Two New Mexico state representatives have been getting paid for the Legislature's 2014 session though they have been absent because of health problems.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The state Senate unanimously approved a proposed $6.2 billion budget on Tuesday that would provide at least 3 percent pay raises next year for New Mexico government workers and educators.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to ban texting while driving in New Mexico has won final approval in the Legislature.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to boost the state's minimum wage to an estimated $8.30 an hour next year is heading to the House for consideration.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to boost funding for early childhood education stalled Monday in a Senate committee, likely dooming it as time runs out in the legislative session.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The nomination of Hanna Skandera as Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's secretary of education stalled on Monday, but she will continue to serve in her cabinet-level job.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to pay for about $167 million in capital-improvement projects across New Mexico has cleared the Senate.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - More than twice as many concealed-carry permits were issued in New Mexico last year when state and federal policymakers considered whether to tighten firearms laws, government records show.