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Legislature Ends Session With No Capital Outlay Bill

House and Senate can't compromise on many things

Local News Failure to pass capital outlay bill marks end of bitter, unproductive Legislative session.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 Joey Peters

Dear Hanna Skandera

Student letters to education secretary about PARCC testing weren't as bad as story portrayed

Local News Several students wrote letters to Education Secretary Hanna Skandera protesting the PARCC exam. Read them for yourself below.

Friday, March 20, 2015 Joey Peters

Hoop Dreams

Attorney General Hector Balderas' bracket is very kind to NMSU

Local News Today marks the start of NCAA March Madness, and in a tradition popularized by President Obama in 2009, politicians are submitting their brackets to the public.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Joey Peters

Go Home, Drone!

Local News A bill that would restrict drone access to private property currently sits before the state Senate floor, yet the sponsor is hopeful to get it through the House before session’s end this weekend.&

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Joey Peters

Cannabis Bills Still Alive

With less than a week to go, cannabis bills are still moving in the Roundhouse

Local News Two cannabis-related bills have made significant progress in this year's state legislative session, but only one is likely to make it to the finish line.

Monday, March 16, 2015 Joey Peters

Senate Rejects Matthew Chandler

Senate rejects lawyer's appointment to UNM regents

Local News On near party lines, the state Senate rejected attorney Matthew Chandler's appointment to the University of New Mexico Board of Regents after a day of heated political discussions over the vote.

Friday, March 13, 2015 Joey Peters

Supreme Court Narrows IPRA Damages

$100 a day fine not applicable to wrongfully witholding public records

Local News  In a big ruling today, the New Mexico Supreme Court limited the types of damages the public can seek in the state Inspection of Public Records Act.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 Joey Peters

Testing, 1,2,3

PARCC Rolls Out Across the State

Local News Tens of thousands of students across New Mexico are taking PARCC for the first time over the next few weeks.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Joey Peters

PARCC Hits The Courts

Judge hears arguments in a lawsuit alleging bid-rigging in standardized test contract

Local News Lawyers from both sides of a legal challenge against the contract to write and administer the PARCC test have one month to send their proposed decisions to a Santa Fe District Court judge.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Joey Peters

Marijuana Moves in Senate Committeee

Decriminalization measure is heading for a floor vote

Local News The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill that would relax penalties for possessing certain amounts of marijuana possession Monday night by a wide 7-3 margin.

Monday, March 9, 2015 Joey Peters
 
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