Gun bills move slowly February 26, 2023
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
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
A bill aimed at preventing sexual assault and misconduct has cleared the state House.
Making up for lost time February 18, 2023
State lawmakers are considering adding up to 150 hours of instructional time to the school year.
State Dems push to protect reproductive & trans health care February 8, 2023
Five female state representatives, all women, want to make sure New Mexicans have full access to birth control, abortion and gender-affirming health care.
Climate Crisis in New Mexico: Fast Profits, Slow Policies December 16, 2022
New Mexico produces more oil and gas than all states except Texas. So how does its Democratic governor and state legislature plan to address the climate change crisis? Our team of student reporters went in search of answers.
Half of NM registered voters cast ballots November 10, 2022
More than half of the registered voters in New Mexico cast ballots in Tuesday’s general election. The turnout rate was lower than the previous midterm election.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham reelected November 9, 2022
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will serve another 4-year term as governor of New Mexico after defeating republican challenger Mark Ronchetti on Tuesday, taking home 52% of votes.
Navajo Nation elects Buu Nygren president November 9, 2022
Buu Nygren, half Navajo-half Vietnamese, becomes the youngest president of the Navajo Nation. His running mate becomes the first woman to be vice-president. They defeated incumbent Jonathan Nez.
Vasquez replaces Herrell in redrawn congressional district; Stansbury and Leger Fernandez return to DC November 9, 2022
Democrat Gabriel Vasquez narrowly defeated Republican incumbent Yvette Herrell by 1224 votes to take a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of New Mexico.