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For Taos Mayor Dan Barrone, bills like these are personal. "I have three kids, and they almost grew up without a mom because of gun violence," he said after the governor signed SB 8, describing an on-the-job shooting that could have killed his wife. more
Few issues have fired up the New Mexico Senate this session like a bill to require air conditioning on school buses in hot locales.After a vigorous, hourlong debate Saturday, senators defeated the … more
One of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's pet initiatives will soon be on her desk for a signature, after the state House of Representatives on Saturday voted 41-8 to approve a bill that would create an … more
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill into law on Friday (March 8) that widely expands the requirement to conduct an "instant" federal background check when selling a firearm to include … more
After a three-hour debate Thursday night, the state House of Representatives by a narrow margin – 36-34 – approved a measure that would legalize recreational use of marijuana in New … more
Several gun control bills have sparked controversy in New Mexico this year. Below is a breakdown of those bills, what critics are saying about them and where they stood as of press time Wednesday … more
This week, Taos County became the latest jurisdiction in New Mexico to adopt a resolution opposing sweeping gun control measures moving through the New Mexico Legislature this year. While a … more
Taos restaurant and bar owners from Michael's Kitchen, The Alley Cantina, Lambert's and others, have traveled to the Roundhouse more than once in the last few weeks to lobby for keeping the tip credit. more
In a 3-2 vote Tuesday morning (March 5), the Taos County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution that opposes proposed state gun control legislation which some believe would violate constitutional … more
The following is an overview of house bills sponsored by Roberto "Bobby" J. Gonzales (D-Taos) in the 2019 New Mexico legislative session. more
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