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  1. GOP lawmaker puts New Mexico bail bond proposal on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A Republican lawmaker has asked the House to suspend action on a proposed constitutional amendment he drafted to allow judges to deny bail to defendants deemed a flight-risk and danger to the public. Rep. David Adkins' proposal had been scheduled for a state House floor vote Wednesday.

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  2. Bill giving ski areas more freedom with liquor licensing passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico Senate voted 33-4 Tuesday to pass a bill that would allow state ski areas the same liquor license liberties the state fair, golf courses and wineries enjoy: the sale and consumption of booze not just at the ski lodge, but in other places indoors and out. Rep. Mark Moores, the bill's sponsor, admits he doesn't do much skiing anymore but still thinks about how to keep the ski areas prosperous.

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  3. House OKs Uber, Lyft bill fixing New Mexico impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House has approved a bill aimed at welcoming and regulating ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft. The GOP-led House overwhelmingly passed Monday the proposal 58-8 a year after a similar measure died in the legislature amid partisan bickering.

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  4. New Mexico bail bond amendment passes House JudiciaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A proposed constitutional amendment to reform New Mexico's bail bond system has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee. The committee approved the proposal from Sen. Peter Wirth, a Santa Fe Democrat, whose changes to the state constitution would allow judges to deny bail to defendants deemed a flight risk or danger to the community. 7 comments

  5. Nation's only unsalaried legislature is well compensatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico legislators received more than $20,000 in compensation on average in 2015 even though they are not paid a salary. More than $2.3 million was paid out to state lawmakers to offset personal expenses and travel, according to information from the Department of Finance and Administration obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request.

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  6. Bill ending social promotion stalls in New Mexico SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A bill that calls for New Mexico third graders who don't show proficiency in reading to be held back has stalled in a Democratic-controlled Senate committee. The Senate Education Committee voted Monday to table a proposal that would have had students not reading at grade level repeat the third grade and be given intensive remediation. 27 comments

  7. Lawmakers consider return to work, homeless hate crime billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico House lawmakers could approve a plan to help the police departments across the state fill up their ranks. House Bill 171 would allow retired law enforcement to rejoin the force.

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  8. House Approves Budget with Increased Funding for Public Safety and Education on a Bipartisan VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Santa Fe, NM Sunday, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed the FY2017 budget on a bipartisan 38-31 vote. The budget is fiscally responsible, while still funding priorities that will keep our communities safe, protect New Mexico's children and provide students with a quality education.

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  9. Bill making crime against officers a hate crime passes House voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Blair Miller, KOB.com and Stuart Dyson, KOB Eyewitness News 4 Updated: 02/05/2016 7:49 PM Created: 02/05/2016 6:28 PM A bill that would make crimes committed against law enforcement officers in New Mexico hate crimes passed the New Mexico House of Representatives by a 58-4 vote Friday. The bill, House Bill 95 , is sponsored by Reps.

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  10. Group denounces locked-door meeting of New Mexico lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government says a House appropriations committee locked out the public from a meeting on the state budget. Foundation Executive Director Susan Boe wrote to the House speaker and Senate president Friday to urge that all legislative committee meetings be held in public.

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  11. Child porn loophole bill passes Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    One of three bills assigned to Senate committees cracking down on child pornography cleared the Senate Public Affairs Committee by a unanimous vote at the Roundhouse Friday. House Bill 65 would close the child pornography loophole that prevents offenders who possessed multiple images of child porn from being charged with more than one count.

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  12. New Mexico Dem leader: Real Id 'dividing' stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Democratic Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez says he's received a number of racist calls and letters over the REAL ID debate. Sanchez told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday that one caller demanded that he to "go back to Mexico" and another claimed he was a member of a Mexican drug cartel.

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  13. Dem: Gop holding state 'hostage' in Real Id beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The latest on New Mexico lawmakers' REAL ID debate : 12:30 p.m. A Democratic New Mexico senator says House Republicans and Gov. Susana Martinez are holding the state "hostage" over a disagreement in passing a REAL ID bill. Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto told The Associated Press that Republicans' obsession with demanding fingerprints for immigrants could thwart a bipartisan compromise.

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  14. Advocates backing revamped New Mexico Real Id billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Advocates say they will give up the right for immigrants living in the country illegally to obtain New Mexico driver's licenses to achieve a REAL ID compromise. Immigrant rights groups say they can live with a bipartisan proposal that instead would allow those immigrants and other residents to get "driver's authorization card."

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  15. House Dems, Republicans spar over solutions to NM's DWI problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The House of Representatives again discussed a trio of bills that would increase penalties for drunk drivers Thursday. Some lawmakers have said more prison time is not the answer to the problem.

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  16. House discusses bill requiring retailers to notify of data breachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The state House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursday that would require retailers to notify customers when they're at risk or computer data breaches. New Mexico is currently one of three states without a similar law.

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  17. Downsized New Mexico budget sent to House for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A $6.3 billion state budget with spending increases dominated by Medicaid, public schools and the state prison system is moving to the full House of Representatives for deliberations. The downsized spending bill was approved by the House Appropriations and Finance Committee on Thursday in a 12-5 vote with full Republican support and Democrat lawmakers divided.

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  18. Uber, Lyft bill fixing New Mexico impasse heads to committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV

    A bill aimed at welcoming and regulating ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft is going to a key House panel. The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled Thursday to debate a proposal that regulate the companies amid confusion in the state.

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  19. Measure supports storing spent nuclear fuel in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico lawmakers are considering a pair of nonbinding measures that would signal support for the development of a temporary storage facility to house spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at reactors around the nation. The Senate Conservation Committee approved one of the memorials on a 6-3 vote during Thursday's meeting.

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  20. Dems, GOP spar over Senate committee's removal of promised Real ID fingerprinting requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    "Hijacked" is what many Republicans in the legislature are saying about the Real ID Act-related bill that was altered by Democrats on a Senate committee Tuesday night. Some lawmakers are predicting a train wreck.

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