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Position: The Associated Press

New Mexico governor approves 3-district congressional map

SANTA FE – New Mexico Democratic governor signed legislation Friday to redraw the state's three congressional districts and divide a conservative stronghold into multiple districts over the ...

Tribes prevail as redistricting plans advance in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The Democrat-led New Mexico state Senate endorsed a new map for its own political boundaries Thursday that embraces recommendations from Native American communities for shoring up...

Native Americans wield influence in New Mexico redistricting

SANTA FE – Legislators are looking for ways to break a stalemate about redistricting plans for the New Mexico state Senate amid a standoff with Native American leaders about fair representat...

New Mexico redistricting stalls amid discord on tribal plan

SANTA FE – A state Senate redistricting plan is in limbo amid a standoff over Native American political priorities and efforts by lawmakers to avoid competitive pairing of incumbents in the ...

New Mexico Legislature sends redistricting plan to governor

SANTA FE – Democratic legislators in New Mexico on Saturday approved an overhaul of the state’s three congressional districts that would reshape a southern district in an oil-production regi...

Revamped New Mexico 3-seat congressional map advances

SANTA FE – Democratic legislators on Wednesday advanced a plan to redraw New Mexico’s three congressional districts and reshape a southern district that has traditionally been dominated by R...

Tribes weigh in as New Mexico redistricting bills advance

SANTA FE – Efforts to shore up Native American political influence in New Mexico through the redistricting process got a boost on Thursday as legislators advanced a state Senate map that inc...

Democrat-led New Mexico delves into political redistricting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Efforts to draw new political maps in New Mexico are beginning in earnest as a Democrat-led Legislature converges Monday on the state Capitol for a special legislative session.

New Mexico governor seeks pay increase for public schools

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Wednesday she will pursue a 7% pay increase for educators and staff at K-12 public schools as well as higher minimum salaries for teachers at...

Crew member sues Alec Baldwin, others over ‘Rust’ shooting

SANTA FE – Authorities pursued new leads Tuesday on possible sources of live ammunition involved in actor Alec Baldwin’s fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of a wester...

Cannabis bust on Indigenous land highlights legal divide

SANTA FE – A federal raid on a household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing uncertainty and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native American...

New Mexico hospitals struggle amid push to vaccinate youths

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Hospitals in northwestern New Mexico were grappling Wednesday with a surge in coronavirus cases that has left only a handful of intensive care beds available and led to a rationing of care.