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Democratic-run House unveils New Mexico budget plan

February 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Democratic majority in the New Mexico House of Representative pushed forward Monday with a budget plan that would hold state government spending steady in the coming fiscal year, as the state wrestles with stunted revenues linked to a downturn in the oil sector and a sluggish economy. The $6.1 [&hellip...

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Feds: Mexican gray wolves see increase in wild population

February 18, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a female Mexican gray wolf at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central N.M. There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began trying to...

New Mexico filmmakers left behind as industry booms in state

February 18, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

In a Feb. 9, 2017 photo, Henry Valdez films Marina Rossi, who playes Andrea in ‘Bad Broker’ during their “pitch” video for Indiegogo to solicit $5,000 in open source funding in the real estate office they use as a set for their web...

Lawmakers question police chief about violence scenes in ad

February 18, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators questioned Hobbs Police Chief Chris McCall during a confirmation hearing about his department’s recruiting ad that showed a police SWAT team burst into a home as officers fired guns. The Santa Fe New...

Startup to market foldable sheets of solar cells

February 18, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque startup plans to market foldable sheets of solar cells to power devices for consumers as well as for satellites. Sandia National Laboratories created cells known as solar glitter that were then used by mPower...

Missing children’s information to be displayed on billboards

February 17, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque billboards will be displaying information about missing children in an effort to increase awareness. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2lT8exp) that 16 digital billboards began displaying the information...

New Mexico reconsiders subsidies to high-risk insurance pool

February 17, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration sought Friday to shift the state’s financial obligations for a group of 2,700 people with serious and expensive medical conditions to the private health insurance market....

Feds: Mexican gray wolves see increase in wild population

February 17, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began trying to reintroduce the predators nearly two decades ago. The annual survey released Friday by the U.S. Fish...

Authorities: Santa Fe police officer hits, kills pedestrian

February 17, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Santa Fe police officer fatally struck a pedestrian while taking a suspect to jail. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office says officer Lucas Sena hit and killed 41-year-old Francisco Navarette at an intersection...

New Mexico bill halting immigration law enforcement moves

February 17, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal that would prevent New Mexico law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal immigration laws has cleared a Senate hurdle. The Senate Public Affairs Committee voted 4-2 on Friday to move the bill that would prohibit New...