Supporters of Paid Family and Medical Leave say it will return

Supporters of Paid Family and Medical Leave say it will return

House Speaker Javier Martinez said that the Paid Family and Medical Leave will return to next year’s legislative session. SB 3, sponsored…
February 21, 2024 | 12:05 am
Supporters of Paid Family and Medical Leave say it will return

Supporters of Paid Family and Medical Leave say it will return

House Speaker Javier Martinez said that the Paid Family and Medical Leave will return to next year’s legislative session. SB…
Susan Dunlap | February 21, 2024 | 12:05 am
Advocates for family and children say budget provides benefits for children

Advocates for family and children say budget provides benefits for children

The legislature passed a budget of $10.2 billion this year. The budget now awaits the governor’s signature.  Some highlights from…
Susan Dunlap | February 19, 2024 | 12:05 am
Supporters say affirmative consent bill would make college campuses safer

Supporters say affirmative consent bill would make college campuses safer

The bill to mandate affirmative consent policies and procedures in institutions of higher education awaits the governor’s signature. If signed,…
Susan Dunlap | February 17, 2024 | 12:05 am
Governor, legislative leadership reflect on session

Governor, legislative leadership reflect on session

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and legislative leaders held press conferences after the end of the 2024 legislative session, explaining their…
Nicole Maxwell | February 16, 2024 | 12:05 am
The final day of the session, hour by hour

The final day of the session, hour by hour

The last 24 hours of the legislative session can be lots of things: Rushed, confusing, controversial, maddening—or all of these…
Matthew Reichbach | February 15, 2024 | 5:55 pm
Paid Family Medical Leave bill dies in the final days of the session for a second year in a row

Paid Family Medical Leave bill dies in the final days of the session for a second year in a row

A bill that would have provided paid leave for several weeks died on the House floor when 11 Democrats sided…
Susan Dunlap | February 14, 2024 | 7:00 pm
Geothermal bill makes it to governor’s desk for second consecutive year

Geothermal bill makes it to governor’s desk for second consecutive year

The Senate unanimously passed legislation intended to spur development of geothermal energy on Wednesday. HB 91 now heads to the…
Hannah Grover | February 14, 2024 | 3:38 pm

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Supporters of Paid Family and Medical Leave say it will return

February 20, 2024 , 12:05 am
House Speaker Javier Martinez said that the Paid Family and Medical Leave will return to next year’s legislative session. SB…

State’s sexual assault services receive state funding but still a gap in federal dollars 

February 20, 2024 , 12:01 am
New Mexico sexual assault services will come up short in Fiscal Year 2025. New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs…

Advocates for family and children say budget provides benefits for children

February 18, 2024 , 12:05 am
The legislature passed a budget of $10.2 billion this year. The budget now awaits the governor’s signature.  Some highlights from…

Legislation focused on reforms of oil and gas extraction fails to pass

February 18, 2024 , 12:01 am
This legislative session brought few changes to the oil and gas industry that provides a substantial part of the state’s…

Supporters say affirmative consent bill would make college campuses safer

February 17, 2024 , 12:05 am
The bill to mandate affirmative consent policies and procedures in institutions of higher education awaits the governor’s signature. If signed,…

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