- Nation's only unsalaried legislature is well compensated Updated: Feb-08-16 8:08 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers were paid a combined $2.3 million last year for expenses, travel and other costs in what marked a 25 percent increase over the previous comparable legislative session.
- AG: No pattern of fraud found with 10 nonprofit providers Updated: Feb-08-16 1:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Ten nonprofits that had provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans were cleared Monday of fraud allegations as part of an investigation by the attorney general's office, but state officials maintain there was still public money that was misspent.
- The Latest: State auditor also probing MLK State Commission Updated: Jan-26-16 7:43 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico Attorney General's Office's investigation into the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission (all times local):
- Montana averts huge shortfall for health care system Updated: Jan-26-16 6:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana officials said they have averted a massive financial shortfall that could have possibly erupted into a political and budgetary headache over the state's health care system.
- Some call New Mexico governor 'anti-immigrant' over ID law Updated: Jan-25-16 9:07 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has urged comprehensive immigration reform and asked candidates to tone down their rhetoric amid strong anti-immigration sentiment from some fellow Republicans, but she still faces accusations of pushing an "anti-immigrant" agenda.
- New Mexico lobbyists dole out $750K in campaign donations Updated: Jan-21-16 1:05 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Lobbyists and their clients handed out about $750,000 in campaign contributions to New Mexico lawmakers, Gov. Susana Martinez and others in the months leading up to this year's legislative session, according to the latest disclosure reports.
- New Mexico lawmakers convene to forge budget Updated: Jan-19-16 10:14 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez called on state lawmakers to crack down on violent crime and put public safety at the top of state priorities as New Mexico's Legislature convened Tuesday for a 30-day budgetary session.
- New Mexico Dems wear 'pizza' socks to mock governor Updated: Jan-19-16 10:00 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Around 20 New Mexico Democrats wore "pizza" socks at the start of the New Mexico Legislature in an apparent mocking of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez.
- The Latest: House GOP leader says REAL ID reform top on list Updated: Jan-19-16 7:59 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's State of the State address (all times local):
- Disgraced former New Mexico secretary of state released Updated: Jan-17-16 11:53 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Former New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran completed a 30-day sentence on Sunday for using political campaign funds to fuel a gambling spree, walking out of a county jail on the outskirts of Santa Fe to begin five years of probation that includes conversations with school children and civic groups.
- New Mexico delegation pushes for disaster declaration Updated: Jan-15-16 6:16 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's congressional delegation is calling on the federal government to quickly approve the state's request for disaster assistance to deal with the effects of a massive snowstorm.
- Crime, education steer legislative agenda in New Mexico Updated: Jan-14-16 2:34 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers are confronting heightened concerns about violent crime, a weak economy and lackluster schools as they convene for a 30-day budget legislative session.
- Martinez to meet with dairy farmers in winter storm's wake Updated: Jan-13-16 11:39 am
CLOVIS, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will be visiting eastern New Mexico to meet with dairy farmers as many continue to dig out their livestock nearly two weeks after a massive winter storm.
- Bill calls for updating New Mexico's campaign finance system Updated: Jan-11-16 5:06 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's campaign finance reporting system would get an overhaul under legislation being proposed by a House Republican.