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  1. Senate finally draws the line on vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Senate finally draws the line on sick teacher veto The governor has been unwilling to compromise on any issue in which she can decide things with a veto Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2n9CgNh It is a bit of a surprise to me that it has taken this long for the New Mexico Senate to override a veto by Gov. Susana Martinez, given the many opportunities she has given them in the past. But it was not surprising that education reform would be the issue on which they would finally take a stand.

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  2. NM Legislature awaits likely vetoes on new taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    NM Legislature awaits likely vetoes on new taxes SANTA FE, N.M. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2n93vYb New Mexico state flags are raised in the New Mexico state Senate in Santa Fe on Friday in anticipation of the legislative session. New Mexico lawmakers are confronting budget shortfalls, frustration over a weak economy, and concerns about violent crime and school performance as they convene on Tuesday.

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  3. NM lawmakers OK watered-down payday loan reformaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    New Mexico lawmakers have passed a proposal capping the amount of interest and fees charged by the payday loan industry in one of the nation's poorest states. NM lawmakers OK watered-down payday loan reform bill SANTA FE - New Mexico lawmakers have passed a proposal capping the amount of interest and fees charged by the payday loan industry in one of the nation's poorest states.

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  4. House sends solitary confinement reform bill toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A measure aimed at curbing the use of solitary confinement in jails and prisons across New Mexico is headed to the governor's desk. House sends solitary confinement reform bill to governor SANTA FE - A measure aimed at curbing the use of solitary confinement in jails and prisons across New Mexico is headed to the governor's desk.

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  5. Compromise outlined on New Mexico ethicsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico Legislature is moving closer to endorsing the creation of an independent ethics commission through a constitutional amendment. Compromise outlined on New Mexico ethics commission SANTA FE - The New Mexico Legislature is moving closer to endorsing the creation of an independent ethics commission through a constitutional amendment.

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  6. Details of New Mexico ethics commission underaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    New Mexico voters could be asked next year whether to create an independent political ethics commission in the wake of a recent string of corruption scandals. Details of New Mexico ethics commission under negotiation SANTA FE - New Mexico voters could be asked next year whether to create an independent political ethics commission in the wake of a recent string of corruption scandals.

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  7. New bill seeks to boost early childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    If passed, and then approved by voters, the legislation would provide an additional $38 million for early childhood education starting in 2019 New bill seeks to boost early childhood education If passed, and then approved by voters, the legislation would provide an additional $38 million for early childhood education starting in 2019 Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2nxfz3a LAS CRUCES - Efforts in the New Mexico Legislature to increase funding for early childhood education did not die Wednesday with the tabling of a constitutional amendment that would have increased the annual distribution from the Land Grant Permanent Fund.

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  8. New Mexico weighs tax code overhaul amid budgetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Members of the New Mexico Senate are listening to public comments on a proposal to overhaul much of New Mexico's tax code. New Mexico weighs tax code overhaul amid budget crisis SANTA FE - Members of the New Mexico Senate are listening to public comments on a proposal to overhaul much of New Mexico's tax code.

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  9. Bill banning coyote killing contests clears HouseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Bill banning coyote killing contests clears House committee SANTA FE - A measure that would outlaw coyote killing contests for prizes or entertainment has cleared its latest legislative hurdle. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2mKPUUH SANTA FE - A measure that would outlaw coyote killing contests for prizes or entertainment has cleared its latest legislative hurdle.

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  10. Bill to expand Baby Brianna Law now in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The bill passed in 2002 made intentional child abuse resulting in the death of a child age 12 or younger a first-degree felony, which carries a life sentence. Bill to expand Baby Brianna Law now in Senate The bill passed in 2002 made intentional child abuse resulting in the death of a child age 12 or younger a first-degree felony, which carries a life sentence.

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  11. New Mexico may ban minors from indoor tanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico House of Representatives has voted to ban indoor tanning for people under age 18 and require tanning salons to post notice of health risks. New Mexico may ban minors from indoor tanning SANTA FE - The New Mexico House of Representatives has voted to ban indoor tanning for people under age 18 and require tanning salons to post notice of health risks.

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  12. Telecom bill paves way for broadband investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Telecom bill paves way for broadband investment For decades, landline telephone companies dominated the nation's telecommunications market, as well as New Mexico's. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2nnmnDQ For decades, landline telephone companies dominated the nation's telecommunications market, as well as New Mexico's.

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  13. NM Senate backs veto override on teacher sickaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico Senate has voted to override a veto by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez of a bill that would have allowed teachers to take more than three days of annual sick leave without being penalized on performance evaluations. NM Senate backs veto override on teacher sick leave The New Mexico Senate has voted to override a veto by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez of a bill that would have allowed teachers to take more than three days of annual sick leave without being penalized on performance evaluations.

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  14. Fixes to NM Campaign Reporting Act near theaRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The House approved two bills Monday night to bring New Mexico's campaign finance laws up to date, clearing a years-long hurdle. Fixes to NM Campaign Reporting Act near finish SANTA FE - The House approved two bills Monday night to bring New Mexico's campaign finance laws up to date, clearing a years-long hurdle.

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  15. Motorcycle clubs help woman with breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Motorcycle clubs help woman with breast cancer Dando fe Nuestros Amigos, a Las Cruces nonprofit group, also donates to ill woman Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2mxS8bE Cecilia Mata, hugs Jesus Ortega, president of the Embudo motorcycle club at Wing Daddy's, Friday March 10, 2017 after Mata who is currently battling cancer received donations from six motorcycle clubs to help her. LAS CRUCES - Until Friday, Las Crucen Cecilia Mata had never met most of the 20 people who gathered at Wing Daddy's Sauce House to help her.

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  16. Revised New Mexico budget plan staves offaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A revised state budget plan that relies on a variety of tax hikes to slightly increase spending on public schools and the judiciary was sent Friday to the full Senate for consideration. Revised New Mexico budget plan staves off spending cuts SANTA FE - A revised state budget plan that relies on a variety of tax hikes to slightly increase spending on public schools and the judiciary was sent Friday to the full Senate for consideration.

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  17. New Mexico Senate cobbles together budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A Senate panel has released a plan to raise $350 million in new taxes and fees to shore up New Mexico state finances in the coming fiscal year. New Mexico Senate cobbles together budget plan SANTA FE - A Senate panel has released a plan to raise $350 million in new taxes and fees to shore up New Mexico state finances in the coming fiscal year.

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  18. New Mexico Senate OKs ban on coyote killingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico Legislature has taken a step toward outlawing coyote killing contests for prizes or entertainment, without placing restrictions on hunting or trapping the animals. New Mexico Senate OKs ban on coyote killing contests SANTA FE - The New Mexico Legislature has taken a step toward outlawing coyote killing contests for prizes or entertainment, without placing restrictions on hunting or trapping the animals.

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  19. Education cuts could cost Las Cruces more than 350 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Education cuts could cost Las Cruces more than 350 jobs LCPS Superintendent Greg Ewing, NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers lay out worst-case scenarios. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2m4g43N Early this week, members of the Senate Finance Committee discussed the possibility of an additional 5 percent cut to public education if Gov. Susana Martinez sticks to her pledge not to raise taxes.

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  20. Lawmakers try again on ethics commission billRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Despite two dozen or so bills since 2006, an ethics commission proposal has not made it to a governor's desk NM lawmakers try again on ethics committee bill Despite two dozen or so bills since 2006, an ethics commission proposal has not made it to a governor's desk Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2mBNutZ SANTA FE - With 12 days left in the 60-day session the New Mexico Legislature might or might not be heading toward a repeat of last year. Last year, in the final days of the 2016 session, the House of Representatives approved by a 50-10 vote, and with great fanfare, an independent ethics commission proposal.

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