A sweeping piece of legislation to overhaul and toughen New Mexico’s sex trafficking laws could also finally open the door for trafficking victims to reclaim money from the criminals who’ve exploited them. Click here for full story.
(From Thursday, February 13, 2020)
Could Albuquerque become the next major American city to eliminate bus fares for every rider? A city councilor is offering up his proposal to do that. Click here for full story.
(From Wednesday, February 12, 2020)
The city of Albuquerque is responding as New Mexico’s top federal prosecutor says the city’s so-called “sanctuary” or “immigrant-friendly” policy may stand in the way of it being awarded millions of dollars in federal funding to help fight violent crime. Click here for full story.
(From Monday, February 10, 2020)
A Senate committee has passed a scaled-down version of a new law that would let the courts take guns away from New Mexicans deemed a danger to themselves or others. Click here for full story.
(From Wednesday, February 5, 2020)
A New Mexico cartoonist whose take on Native American life has been cheered and jeered for its authenticity and irreverence is now drawing artwork for the state. Click here for full story.
(From Friday, January 31, 2020)
New Mexico’s governor is pushing lawmakers to finally pass a recreational marijuana law during the new 30-day legislative session that started today.
(From Tuesday, January 21, 2020)
As state lawmakers get ready for another legislative session and political candidates prepare for a busy primary season, some Republicans in Bernalillo County see a divide inside their own party. Click here for full story.
(From Monday, January 20, 2020)
A recent Albuquerque Police Department effort to ticket people who are jaywalking through the ART lanes has sparked the ire of a local group that’s now planning a protest in response. Click here for full story.
(From Wednesday, January 15, 2020)
Albuquerque Police has launched its first enforcement operation aimed at a new state law requiring background checks on all gun sales in New Mexico. Click here for full story.
(From Monday, January 13, 2020)
A New Mexico state senator is calling for a better method of tracking how schools are spending a surge in education funding from the state. Click here for full story.
(From Sunday, January 12, 2020)