Latest New Mexico State Legislature News

Republican-led counties urge election reform in New Mexico

Jul. 15, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — County boards led by Republicans are urging New Mexico legislators to require photo identification at polling locations, approve new procedures for purging voter registration rolls and prohibit the use of ballot drop boxes that aren't supervised directly by people. ...

State Rep. Debbie Armstrong resigns from New Mexico House

Jul. 14, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Rep. Debbie Armstrong announced Thursday that she will be stepping down from her legislative seat before the end of her term so she can focus on providing care for a family member. The Albuquerque Democrat said her resignation would be...

Doctors urge access to psychedelic therapies in New Mexico

Jul. 12, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Physicians and researchers are urging New Mexico legislators to allow the use of psychedelic mushrooms in mental health therapy aimed at overcoming depression, anxiety, psychological trauma and alcoholism. A legislative panel on Tuesday listened to advocates...

New Mexico lawmaker enters a no-contest plea in DWI case

Jun. 30, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Georgene Louis, who was arrested by Santa Fe police in the final days of a legislative session in February and charged with drunken driving, has entered a no-contest plea. The Albuquerque Journal reported Thursday that Louis must complete 24...

Live updates | Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Jun. 25, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — PHOENIX — Police fired tear gas from the windows of the Arizona Capitol building to disperse hundreds of people demonstrating outside, as lawmakers briefly huddled in a basement. The lawmakers were working to complete their 2022 session as thousands of...

Michelle Garcia Holmes wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.

Jun. 08, 2022 00:40 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Garcia Holmes wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in New Mexico's 1st Congressional District.

Gabriel Vasquez wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 07, 2022 22:05 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gabriel Vasquez wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.