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Morning Word: Courts in Crisis

Morning Word It's time to make the right choice, outgoing New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Charles Daniels told the legislature Thursday as he argued for a bigger budget for the court system.

Friday, January 20, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Wait, I Thought We Were Done With Driver's Licenses

Morning Word A new proposal cruising around the Legislature would automatically register people to vote when they show up to get a driver's license.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Gov Urges Lawmakers to Play Nice

Morning Word Gov. Susana Martinez delivered a call for bipartisanship to a state Legislature once again controlled by Democrats (who won back the House in November).

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: We're From the Government. We're Here to Help.

Morning Word The state's 112 citizen legislators, along with hordes of support staff and legions of lobbyists, descend on the Roundhouse today.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: NM's Weak Ethics Enforcement

Morning Word Reports from elected officials that disclose their financial interests are weak to begin with, and reporting requirements are “not enforced or policed" in New Mexico.

Friday, January 13, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Audit Shows Tens of Millions for Disasters on Hold

Morning Word The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management still has tens of millions in the bank, money that was supposed to be used for disaster cleanup and recovery.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Governor Rolls Out 'Belt-Tightening' Budget Plan

Morning Word State SpendingNew Mexico's Republican Gov. Susana Martinez rolled our her proposed budget at a press conference Tuesday, noting that she wants the state to "tighten its belt." Meanwhile, leaders fr

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Attorney General's Fired Workers Sue

Morning Word Attorney General Hector Balderas made no bones about cleaning house when he took office in 2014. Now, six of the former workers at the office have filed a lawsuit.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Minimum Wage on Tap for Session

Morning Word The debate over raising the minimum wage in New Mexico is heading for the state Legislature's lawmaking session that begins on Jan. 17.

Monday, January 9, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: NM Gas Tax Hike Proposed

Morning Word Paying more at the pump could be a new fact of life for New Mexicans if the state Legislature approves a plan it's likely to consider later this month about hiking the tax on gasoline.

Friday, January 6, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm
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