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Now displaying: February, 2017
Feb 28, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on the debate at the State Capitol over a so-called "right to work" bill as well as on a measure seeking to enact a moratorium on new charter schools in New Mexico.

Feb 27, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: New Mexico lawmakers are considering two very different budget proposals for the fiscal year that begins in July: One each from House Democrats and Republicans.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 24, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on a legislative effort to revise New Mexico's taxation system with a simplified flat-tax approach that would impose a two-percent levy on all goods and services.

Feb 23, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Companion bills under consideration in both the State House and Senate would raise taxes on alcoholic beverages by a quarter a drink.

Supporters argue the tax hike would produce numerous benefits as well as financial gain for the state.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 22, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on a bill advancing at the State Capitol that would establish and maintain a statewide broadband network in New Mexico.

Feb 21, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Supporters of a proposed New Mexico Constitutional Amendment to take one-percent annually from the Land Grant Permanent Fund and direct it towards early-childhood programs are pointing to a new study to make their case.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 20, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: State lawmakers on a Senate Committee last week considered--and after lengthy debate, approved--a bill that would outlaw coyote-killing contests in New Mexico.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 17, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: At the State Capitol, lawmakers are working on developing a budget in light lower than expected revenues.

As Tom Trowbridge reports, that means they're looking at changing New Mexico's tax code and-or ways to close tax loopholes.

Feb 16, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: U.S Senator Tom Udall spoke to a national Native American organization and pledged to "being a strong voice and strong advocate for all Tribes" in this era of uncertainty under the Trump administration.

Feb 15, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: There is another move at the State Capitol to reform the way New Mexico invests in capital outlay projects.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 14, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: There are several bills before state lawmakers this Legislative session on the topic of election reform, including one that would change the way New Mexico's Electoral Votes are cast during Presidential elections.

Tom Trowbridge reports 

Feb 13, 2017

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Feb 13, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: New Mexico's only Republican member of the state's Congressional delegation, Rep. Steve Pearce, recently spoke to a joint session of the New Mexico Legislature.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 10, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on a study conducted by a national transportation organization that shows the high costs to New Mexico drivers caused by deficiencies in the state's roads and bridges...and what state lawmakers are doing in response.

Feb 9, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: State lawmakers on the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee recently took public testimony and forwarded a bill that would legalize recreational use of cannabis in New Mexico.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 8, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: U.S. Senator Tom Udall spoke to a joint session of the New Mexico Legislature earlier this week.

And, as Tom Trowbridge reports, the Democrat's address was dominated by concerns over the future of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

Feb 7, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: State lawmakers on the House Health and Human Services Committee recently heard testimony and forwarded a proposed "aid-in-dying" bill for the terminally ill.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 6, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: New Mexico lawmakers are considering a proposed constitutional amendment that--if approved by voters in 2018--would establish a non-partisan state government ethics commission.

Tom Trowbridge reports.

Feb 3, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on two education bills under consideration at the Roundhouse: One that seeks to develop an early-childhood education workforce; another that would boost the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship program.

Feb 2, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Bi-partisan legislation is under consideration in Santa Fe that seeks to boost so-called "historically underutilized businesses" run by women and minorities in their efforts to land state government contracts.

Feb 1, 2017

Today's Dateline New Mexico: Tom Trowbridge reports on New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich's address to state lawmakers this week, in which the Democrat touched upon national issues as well as the state's current economic woes.

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