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  1. Senators voice concerns with health overhaulRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico's two senators have joined dozens of their colleagues in warning Republican leaders in the House that they will not support the current proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich issued the statement Friday as House Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew the legislation after President Donald Trump asked him to halt debate without a vote.

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  2. House sends solitary confinement reform bill to governorRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A measure aimed at curbing the use of solitary confinement in jails and prisons across New Mexico is headed to the governor's desk. The House voted Friday to send the final version of the bill to Gov. Susana Martinez after advocates for years have pushed similar legislation.

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  3. NM House to vote on veto overrideRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico House will be voting to override Governor Martinez's veto of the 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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  4. Lawmakers vote down tobacco tax increaseRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A proposal to increase New Mexico's tax on cigarettes to $3.16 a pack to boost funding for public schools has been voted down by a panel of lawmakers. The House Taxation and Revenue Committee on Thursday voted 9-5 against the Senate-approved tax increase on a variety of tobacco products including electronic cigarettes.

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  5. Bill banning conversion therapy passes HouseRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A bill banning the use on minors of conversion therapy to change sexual orientation or gender identity passed the House Wednesday night. Senate Bill 121 , sponsored by Sen. Jacob Candelaria and Rep. Andrs Romero passed the House 44-23 and now heads back to the Senate for concurrence.

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  6. House panel OKs bill restricting guns in statehouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KOB-TV

    A measure that would prohibit visitors to the New Mexico state capitol from openly carrying firearms inside the building has been endorsed by a panel of House lawmakers. The House Judiciary Committee voted 8-5 Wednesday to recommend approval of the initiative limiting firearms in the capitol to law enforcement and concealed-weapon license holders.

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  7. Bill clarifies statute of limitations for child abuse casesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Many times, victims of childhood sex abuse don't come forward about the abuse until they are adults, years after it happens. In fact, that happens very frequently.

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  8. New Mexico may ban minors from indoor tanningRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KOB-TV

    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. The House on Tuesday approved the bill from Democratic Rep. Andres Romero of Albuquerque that would offset regulatory costs with licensing fees. 3 comments

  9. Gas tax considered to help boost state budgetRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    On Wednesday, the New Mexico House is expected to consider a $6.1 billion dollar spending plan that includes 350 million dollars in new taxes and fees. Lawmakers were supposed to discuss it Tuesday night but it never came to the floor.

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  10. Campaign finance reform bill heads to governor's deskRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KOB-TV

    The Senate sent a bill to Gov. Susana Martinez's desk Tuesday aimed at shedding light on dark money in New Mexico politics. The bill would increase the transparency of who bankrolls candidates running for office.

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  11. Bill revamping teacher evaluation system clears Senate floorRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KOB-TV

    The New Mexico Senate passed a bill Tuesday that essentially throw out the current teacher evaluation system and create a new one. Senate Bill 34 now heads to the house.

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  12. New Mexico Senate backs veto override on teacher sick leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | KOB-TV

    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. Republican Sen. Craig Brandt of Rio Rancho led the unusual override attempt Tuesday against the GOP governor.

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  13. New Mexico seeks disclosure on anonymous political donationsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | KOB-TV

    Independent political groups that spend unlimited amounts of money to influence New Mexico elections would have to report the sources of donations under a bill approved by both chambers of the state Legislature. The state House on Monday voted to approve new disclosure rules for contributions to political committees that do not coordinate directly with candidates.

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  14. New Mexico insurance regulators study health act repealRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | KOB-TV

    A team of New Mexico insurance regulators is investigating the potential impacts of the U.S. House Republican plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act on health coverage in the state. New Mexico Insurance Superintendent John Franchini announced Monday his office is analyzing consequences of the proposed overhaul after the Congressional Budget Office found that 14 million Americans would lose coverage next year.

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  15. New Mexico Legislature races clock to fix budget shortfallRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico lawmakers have until Saturday to resolve efforts to raise new money to sustain public school budgets and state agency services in response to a sustained slump in the state's oil and natural gas sectors and a lackluster state economy. The Democrat-led House of Representatives on Monday was combing through a Senate-approved plan to increase taxes revenues and fees by roughly $350 million to fill a budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year.

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  16. New Mexico Senate approves tax hike, budget planRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 11 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico Senate has approved a $6.1 billion spending plan and companion tax increases for the coming fiscal year designed to shore up funding for public schools and state agencies amid a budget crisis linked to a downturn in oil prices and a sluggish economy. The Senate voted Saturday to approve a $23 million general fund spending increase for the fiscal year starting in July, and a separate bill that raises roughly $350 million in new taxes and fees.

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  17. Bill for NM to stay on Daylight Savings Time advancesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 11 | KOB-TV

    A bill that would keep New Mexico on Daylight Savings Time throughout the year moves its way through the House. SB239 passed the House Business and Industry committee Friday night.

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  18. Bill passes House to look at, improve voting access on Native LandsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 10 | KOB-TV

    Representative Derrick Lente's bill to increase access to ballot boxes on Native Lands passed the New Mexico House unanimously. The bill would convene a Native American voting task force to make a recommendation to the New Mexico Secretary of State on the status of Native American voting in the state.

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  19. Advocates: New Mexico lawmakers stall anti-poverty effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Advocates say the Democratic-controlled New Mexico Legislature isn't doing enough to tackle poverty in one of the nation's poorest states. They say the brushing off of proposals like strong payday loan reform and the unclear future of early childhood education expansion could deepen poverty in New Mexico.

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  20. Gov. Martinez Vetoes bill to protect teachers sick time and leaveRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | KOB-TV

    A call to override Governor Susana Martinez's veto of a sick leave bill for teachers comes from her own party. Thursday, Republican State Senator Craig Bandt, of Rio Rancho, called the veto inexcusable.

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