Senate Majority Leader Michael S. Sanchez NM Senate Democrats: Just The Facts About REAL ID Submitted by Carol A. Clark SANTA FE – Senate Majority Leader Michael S. Sanchez, D-29-Valencia, Bernalillo, has requested to disseminate the following information to the public regarding the validity of New Mexico drivers licenses and the associated “Real ID” issue. Attached are eight documents from different […]
Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment of Jennifer Padgett of Santa Fe as the district attorney for the First Judicial District to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Angela “Spence” Pacheco.
Statement From Senate Democratic Leaders On Governor’s “Bottlegate” Situation SANTA FE ― Legislative leaders released the following statements regarding the Governor’s holiday party incident. All statements of opinion are those of the elected officials. Statement of Sen. Michael S. Sanchez, Senator Majority Leader: “The recent incident involving Gov. Susana Martinez’s activities at the El Dorado Hotel in Santa Fe, […]
Contamination discolors Animas River in Aztec. Photo by Randy Foster Governor Declares State of Emergency From EPA Spill Submitted by Carol A. Clark SANTA FE – Monday, Gov. Susana Martinez declared a state of emergency in response to the massive 3 million gallon waste spill in the Animas River in Colorado that EPA officials have […]
Governor Announces Additional $3.5 Million For Major Watershed Restoration Submitted by Carol A. Clark Canjilon/Cebolla Project To Receive $465k RIO RANCHO – Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced $3.5 million in additional funding for watershed restoration on public lands throughout New Mexico. These funds help restore and rehabilitate vulnerable watersheds throughout the state, improving water quality […]
Governor Signs Capital Outlay Legislation SANTA FE – Completing a roller coaster ride for the dozens of communities who stood to benefit, Wednesday Gov. Susana Martinez signed the capital outlay legislation that was passed in the recent legislative Special Session. The package includes over $3.5 million dollars for the greater Espanola Valley, as well as […]
Governor Orders Flags Flown Half-Staff In Honor And Mourning Of Navajo Code Talker Bahe Ketchum SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez issued an executive order Friday for flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset today in honor and mourning of Navajo Code Talker Bahe Ketchum who passed away June 8, 2015 at […]
The New Mexico Legislature met in a short one day Special Session to pass a Capital Outlay bill that funds needed infrastructure construction projects worth $295 million, a few limited tax breaks for business, and a $4.3 million appropriation in emergency funding for Magistrate Courts and the Department of Health. Read on for what happened.
State Announces Funding To Hire, Support, Retain Math And Science Teachers In Underserved Areas ALBUQUERQUE — Today, Gov. Susana Martinez will announce a significant increase in funding to hire, support and retain math and science teachers in low-income and rural areas in New Mexico. The additional funds also will ensure that these teachers have the […]
Courtesy image Gov. Susana Martinez Announces 2015 New Mexico True Summer Reading Challenge ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednesday details about the 2015 New Mexico True Summer Reading Challenge, designed to help prevent students from losing reading proficiency during the summer. “Our challenge is simple: read more books during your summer vacation, and you can […]