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  1. NM Senate Democrats say their bills will create 73,000 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Senate Democrats have pitched a lofty jobs bills package that promises 73,000 new positions in New Mexico in the next four to five years. They say the more than 40 bills they have introduced this session address the need for increased employment and economic activity in the state.

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  2. White House puts immigration plans on hold after ruling; NM to join fight against executive orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Obama administration put its new deportation-relief program on hold Tuesday on the eve of its launch, complying reluctantly with a federal judge's order that roiled immigrant communities nationwide and seemed to harden an already-tense stalemate on Capitol Hill. President Barack Obama promised an appeal and predicted he'd prevail.

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  3. NM House OKs bill to help teachers become administratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a bill that would streamline the process for teachers who want to become school administrators. The legislation allows quality educators to get an administrative license in a shorter time period and gives superintendents more flexibility to fill administrative positions.

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  4. Bill that combines right-to-work and minimum wage increase passes House Judiciary CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House Judiciary Committee voted Friday evening to forward the substitute bill that combines right-to-work and a minimum wage increase to the House of Representatives. The committee voted 7-6, along party lines, to forward the bill beyond the committee, with Republicans in the majority.

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  5. State House expected to vote soon on banning e-cigs for minors statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A bill that would outlaw the sale of e-cigarettes to kids is heading for a floor vote soon in the state House of Representatives, but it has a powerful opponent. It's one you would probably never expect - the American Cancer Society.

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  6. State House likely to vote on driver's licenses for immigrants Thurs. nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A vote is expected this evening in the state House of Representatives on legislation that would stop the state from issuing drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. It's a political dispute that has been simmering and occasionally boiling over for a half-dozen years.

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  7. New Mexico House panel OKs no smoking in cars with kids billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Legislation that would make it illegal for parents and others to smoke in a motor vehicle when a child is present has cleared its first hurdle. With all the research related to the dangers of secondhand smoke, Steinborn says smoking with a child strapped in the back seat really amounts to a form of child abuse.

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  8. New Mexico House panel votes to allow adjuncts in classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A New Mexico House of Representatives committee has approved legislation that would allow industry professionals to teach part-time in classrooms without having to go back to college to receive a teaching degree. The bill by Republican Conrad James of Albuquerque cleared the House Education Committee Tuesday on a 6-5 vote.

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  9. NM House passes bill that would end social promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House of Representatives voted 38-30 Wednesday evening to pass a bill that would end social promotion in our state. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to end the practice of promoting kids to fourth grade if they can't read by the end of third grade, and it looks like she'll have enough votes to pass the legislation in the House.

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  10. New Mexico bill calls for study of federal land transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A New Mexico House panel has voted in favor of legislation that would establish a commission dedicated to studying options for transferring federal lands to state control. The bill cleared the House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee on a 9-1 vote Wednesday after two hours of debate.

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  11. New Mexico House panel eyes state Cuban Trade OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A New Mexico House panel is set to discuss a proposal that would create a state Cuban Trade Office. The House Government, Elections & Indian Affairs Committee is scheduled Wednesday to debate the bill sponsored by Rep. Miguel Garcia.

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  12. Bill that would make government corruption penalties stiffer passes NM HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a bill that would toughen penalties on government officials and employees who are convicted of felony corruption offenses. The law would also ban convicted officials from lobbying or gaining contracts with the state, and would make any such contact a third-degree felony.

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  13. House committee splits on vote over truancy driver's license suspensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico lawmakers in a key legislative committee are deadlocked over a controversial plan that would suspend the driver's licenses of our high school students who are in the habit of ditching school. The House Education Committee split the vote along party lines Monday morning, but it's hard for a lot of us to see how this is a party issue.

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  14. New Mexico House to consider social promotion billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The full New Mexico House of Representatives is set to consider legislation that would end the social promotion of third-graders who are not proficient readers. The bill advanced last week following a 7-6 party-line vote in the House Education Committee.

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  15. New Mexico House panel eyes truancy driver's license billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A New Mexico House panel is set to debate a measure that would take away driver's licenses of high school students who stop attending class. The House Education Committee is scheduled Monday to take up a bill that suspends the driver's licenses of habitually truant students.

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  16. House to vote on New Mexico immigrant license repeal effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A proposal to repeal a New Mexico law that allows immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally to obtain driver's licenses is heading to the House floor. The House Judiciary Committee passed the repeal measure Saturday in a 7-6 vote, clearing the way for a full vote.

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  17. NM bill seeks extended jail time for repeat DWI offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | KOB-TV

    How many years do you think a person should spend in jail, if they've been convicted of drunk driving four times? State Representative, Sarah Maestas Barnes, is hoping to increase time spent in jail for people convicted of DWI four or more times. She thinks that'll help cure our state's DWI problem.

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  18. New Mexico bill seeks late-term abortion ban, parent noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Republican lawmakers in New Mexico have filed bills to ban late-term abortions and to require minors' parents to be notified within 48 hours before terminating a pregnancy. The bills filed Friday come less than a month after Roman Catholic bishops urged lawmakers to enact new abortion laws this legislative session with the GOP in control of the House for the first time in decades.

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  19. New Mexico House panel eyes marijuana legalization billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Mesilla Park Democrat wants to allow the state to license marijuana producers to grew and sell the drug to adults. The move comes after a proposal to let New Mexico voters decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana stalled in a Senate committee last year.

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  20. New Mexico House panel OKs e-cigarette sales ban to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The House Health Committee approved Thursday a proposal that would add electronic cigarettes to the state's Tobacco Products Act. Supporters contend the proposed ban is needed because e-cigarettes are growing in popularity and children may consider them a safer alternative to tobacco.

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