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Energy, voting rights loom in congressional special election

Apr. 13, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican congressional nominee and New Mexico state Sen. Mark Moores is staking out a campaign platform based on support for the oil and natural gas industry, robust police funding and taxation issues, ahead of a rapid-fire special election. The...

Pot legalization bill falters in New Mexico Legislature

Mar. 20, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in New Mexico appeared to falter in the final hours of a 60-day legislative session as the Senate postponed a floor debate and turned to other bills. Legislators had until noon Saturday to send the...

New Mexico governor touts progress on virus, draws criticism

Mar. 03, 2021 00:07 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday touted her administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying expansive lockdowns were necessary to keep COVID-19 at bay and that the state stepped up to provide direct economic relief for businesses and...