Rep. Rod Montoya's plan would enact a constitutional amendment making it substantially more difficult to raise taxes.
"We can't think of child well-being in terms of one-off opportunities," New Mexico Voices for Children Executive Director James Jimenez said.
Two Albuquerque Democrats are renewing a push for an amendment to the state constitution that would direct funds from a multibillion-dollar state land endowment to ear…
After senators blocked some of the progressive measures she favored last year, Michelle Lujan Grisham is approaching the second session of her administration concentrating on small wins and compromises with lawmakers.
Lyla Johnston, the first to challenge House Speaker Brian Egolf for his seat in years, plans to fast for seven days on the capitol steps at the start of the legislative session on Jan. 21 to draw attention to her seven-point political plan.
State prosecutors had asked for the maximum sentence of 90 days for each charge — a total of 180 days — for the senator following his drunken-driving conviction.
About $53.4 million of the $132 million difference in spending between the two budget plans marks a significantly lower appropriation for the new early childhood department.
Rio Arriba County Commissioner Leo Jaramillo, a fellow Democrat, announced Thursday he will challenge Richard Martinez, who has been in office since 2001.