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New Mexico Governor Enacts State Budget

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday morning signed the New Mexico state budget for Fiscal Year 2022, a $7.4 billion package overwhelmingly approved by the state Legislature that sustains…

New Mexico Governor’s Measure Providing Funding for Firefighters

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs bipartisan measure providing more funding for N.M. firefighters SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed into law a measure that will help fire departments across…

New Mexico Governor Signs Measures for Broadband Development

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs measures advancing broadband connection and development SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed a pair of measures moving the state one step closer to providing…

New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham Signs LEDA Expansion

GRT sharing will help recruit more large job-creating companies to New Mexico SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 1 from last month’s special session, an…

New Mexico Governor Grisham Ratifies Civil Rights Act

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed into law the New Mexico Civil Rights Act, strengthening the protection of New Mexicans’ rights, privileges and immunities as provided for…

New Mexico Governor: Taxes Expansions for Working Families

Gov. Lujan Grisham enacts measure effectively slashing taxes for New Mexico working families Expanding credits puts money back in pockets of middle-class New Mexicans; represents the most progressive shift in…

New Mexico Governor Enacts Family Income Index

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed legislation establishing the Family Income Index, an innovative strategy to direct additional funding to schools with concentrated poverty, which is known to…

New Mexico Governor: Bill Banning Cultural Headdress Discrimination

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed into law measures that prohibit discrimination, discipline or disparate treatment of New Mexico students based on their hair style or cultural or…

New Mexico Governor Visits Elementary School in Los Alamos

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday visited Aspen Elementary School in Los Alamos as more students, educators and school staff prepare to safely re-enter the classroom this week…

New Mexico Governor: Law Eliminating Fees for Juvenile Crimes

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday signed into law a measure that removes from criminal statute certain fines and fees relating to offenses committed by youth, aligning with…

New Mexico Governor Announces Special Session March 30

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday announced she will call the New Mexico Legislature into a special session on Tuesday, March 30, to take up a pair of economic…

Jody Rufino Martinez Convicted of Multiple Crimes

Federal jury convicts, Jody Rufino Martinez SNM gang member of murder, racketeering and firearm possession ALBQUERQUE, N.M (STL.News) A federal jury in Albuquerque returned guilty verdicts on March 16, convicting…

New Mexico Governor: Sweeping Bipartisan Liquor Law Reform Bill

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed House Bill 255, a sweeping bipartisan reform bill approved by the Legislature that will, among other things, provide for home delivery…

New Mexico Governor: Nominations at Higher Learning Institutions

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov.Michelle Lujan Grisham during this session of the New Mexico Legislature has made a series of nominations and re-appointments to Boards of Regents at institutions of higher learning…

New Mexico Governor on Confirmation of Interior Secretary Haaland

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov.Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday issued the following statement upon the U.S. Senate confirmation of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland of New Mexico: “This is a proud and historic…

New Mexico Governor signs Senate Bill 2

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs Senate Bill 2, delivering another boost for hard-hit businesses SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 2, waiving annual liquor license fees,…

Mescalero: Samuel Joseph Chee sentenced for assault

Mescalero man, Samuel Joseph Chee sentenced to a year and a half in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (STL.News) Samuel Joseph Chee, 26, of Mescalero, New…

New Mexico Governor On Death of Las Cruces Superintendent Trujillo

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday issued the following statement upon learning of the sudden death of Las Cruces Public Schools superintendent Karen Trujillo, who served as secretary of…

New Mexico Emergency Management Issues Severe Weather Warning

Top state emergency management official issues warning about severe weekend weather SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is urging New Mexicans to be advised…