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A three strikes enhancement bill stalled in a committee hearing at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe Thursday.

Wrap Up: Public Health In 2016 Legislature

Feb 22, 2016
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Study Low-Cost Loans To State Employees — PASSED

ABQ Youth Fight Curfew Proposal

Sep 25, 2015
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New Mexico representative Nate Gentry is proposing an amendment to the Children’s Code that will let local governments set curfews for youth. The proposed bill, aimed at curbing youth violence, has been receiving heavy criticism.

Proposals For Creating Jobs Cost Money, But How Much?

Jan 30, 2015
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Creating jobs is one of lawmakers’ top priorities this legislative session and dozens of proposals have already been introduced. Many of them will require the state to spend some money, either by giving up tax revenue or by investing directly.

House Minority Leader Brian Egolf, D-Santa Fe, said Wednesday that he wants to create a Small Business Development Fund that would partner with community banks to lend money to in-state firms.