Latest New Mexico state government News

The Supreme Court rejects a settlement in a water dispute between New Mexico and Texas

Jun. 21, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a settlement between Western states over the management of one of North America’s longest rivers. In a 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the water-sharing deal between Texas and New Mexico can't go through because the...

New Mexico judge halts state mandate for school districts to adopt calendars with more school days

May. 13, 2024 22:41 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new mandate that requires school districts across New Mexico to adopt calendars that consist of at least 180 days was put on hold by a judge on Monday while he considers the change's legality. Dozens of school districts and superintendents have been...

New Mexico high court upholds man's 3 murder convictions in 2018 shooting deaths near Dixon

May. 07, 2024 17:02 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld a man’s murder convictions in the 2018 shooting deaths of three people near the community of Dixon. In a unanimous decision, the state’s high court concluded Monday that there was sufficient evidence to support John...