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Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am

With a Friday deadline looming for her to act on legislation passed by the 2013 Legislature, Gov. Susana Martinez still has scores of bills on her desk, including the budget bill (which includes a 1 percent pay raise for state workers), a bill aimed at closing the deficit in the state employee pension system and a capital outlay bill that contains millions of dollars worth of projects.

Martinez also has yet to act on the big tax bill, passed in the final seconds of the legislative session, which includes a 22 percent tax cut for corporations — though she has said that she will sign it.

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