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December 22, 2017 – This week Gene Grant and a special panel of local journalists begin our tradition of counting down the top stories of 2017. Coming in at tenth place, according to our producers and panelists, is the “veto showdown” between Governor Martinez and state lawmakers, which resulted in legal actions, lawsuits, and bad…

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NMiF: The Line panel - veto

August 17, 2017 – In late spring, New Mexico’s Legislative Council filed a lawsuit, arguing that 10 bills Governor Martinez vetoed during the 2017 legislative session should become law, saying that the governor did not follow proper veto procedures.   Last week, a district court judge overrode the vetoes.  Judge Sarah Singleton ordered Secretary of State…

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