The Morning Word took an extra day off because of the reporting over the last frantic hours of the session. --- A very late night led into a frantic and controversial final minutes showed huge tax changes going through with very little time for thought and no time for legislators to read what they were voting on -- let alone understand the language and impact of the bill.


. The bill's passage means there

, as Gov. Susana Martinez says she will sign the budget and the tax bill.

Meanwhile in the Senate, a bill to require background checks for all sales of guns at gun shows

in the dying moments of the session.

On to the Word: