In a session that seemed to limp along for weeks on end, everything that needed to get accomplished was accomplished as the Legislature adjourned sine die at noon today.
It wouldn’t be a final day without brinkmanship. This mo
The House of Representatives this afternoon approved the state budget contained in SB 313 with a vote of 58 - 8 and applause for legislators and staff who crafted the compromise.This comes nearly two weeks after the House failed to pass the budget ...
The NM Senate has unanimously passed a state budget and applauded itself for the accomplishment. Their version of the General Appropriations Act, contained in SB 313, calls for spending of $6.19 billion or a 5 percent increase.
Senate Bill 347, sponsored by Sen. Michael Sanchez (D-Belen), has received a unanimous do pass recommendation in Senate Finance. This is the committee where all lottery bills will eventually land and in most cases...
Between House Education and Senate Education this morning, seven of the dozen or so bills aimed at lottery scholarship fund solvency were heard. It looks like their consideration will result in still more bills.
Members of Senate Education, wantin
Students, faculty and staff, who braved the elements, put on quite a show in the Roundhouse Wednesday at UNM Day at the Legislature. Thanks to the students whose exhibits were terrific. Also, special thanks goes to Dr. Carolyn Voss from the HSC, Meeko
House Appropriations and Finance is making progress on House Bill 2, the General Appropriations Act. At its hearing this afternoon, HAFC approved a number of budget recommendations for state agencies and higher education...