Should New Mexicans care about Presidential Debates? November 21, 2023
The political atmosphere is heating up as local politicians, political science professors, and students react to the nuances of presidential debates.
‘Snow days’ look a little different this winter thanks to APS policy change October 12, 2023
APS policy change affects “snow days” for this upcoming winter season.
Governor’s gun order draws fire locally, nationally September 27, 2023
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s public health emergency order sparked intense controversy at home and in Washington DC.
Former governor Richardson dies at 75 September 6, 2023
Bill Richardson, a former New Mexico governor, passed at age 75 this past Saturday.
NM governor gets low grades (at home) on climate change July 31, 2023
When Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham took office, she promised to cut greenhouse gases and embrace clean energy – a radical objective, considering that the state relies on the oil and gas industry revenue.
Four years later, oil and gas exert enormous influence and Lujan Grisham has been named in a lawsuit, accused of failing to protect citizens’ rights to a clean environment.
Push for safer cannabis packaging continues April 3, 2023
By Sara Atencio-Gonzales
A bill aimed at keeping edibles out of the hands of small children failed in the Legislature but supporters say they’ll keep trying.
Gun bills move slowly February 26, 2023
By Elijah Barela
Although state lawmakers have introduced several proposals that would limit high-capacity gun magazines, none is moving quickly with only three weeks left in the session.
Lawmakers consider voting rights February 19, 2023
By Syaire Riley
The New Mexico Voting Rights Act is a 45-page bill sponsored by House Democratic leaders, designed to expand and protect the right to vote.
Affirmative consent bill advances February 19, 2023
By Miyawni Curtis
A bill aimed at preventing sexual assault and misconduct has cleared the state House.
Making up for lost time February 18, 2023
By Kyle Smith
State lawmakers are considering adding up to 150 hours of instructional time to the school year.