Read more about the article State Legislators push back on Gov’s UI veto
em070920f/a/Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham shows her face mask with "Governor" and St. Michael's High School emblem on it. This was before giving her weekly update on the COVID-19 outbreak in New Mexico and the state effort to control it. The news conference is being held at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe, Thursday July 9, 2020. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

State Legislators push back on Gov’s UI veto

New Mexico's lawmakers are pushing back on the Governor's decision to veto the use of federal aid  intended to replenish the unemployment insurance (UI) fund. Before approving the state budget…


Governor signs paid sick leave bill

The Governor continues her slow roll of signing off on bills passed during the Legislative Session. On Thursday Governor Lujan Grisham signed 10 bills into law including the very contentious…

Read more about the article 2021 Legislative Session Wrap Up
em123020a/legislature/Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Roundhouse will be closed to the public during the 2021 Legislative Session. Photo shot Wednesday December 30, 2020. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

2021 Legislative Session Wrap Up

The Legislative Session has concluded after a 60 day marathon of new and recycled bills, impassioned testimonies, committee meetings and vigorous debate. Lawmakers submitted over 900 pieces of legislation for…