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NM Supreme Court sides with labor unions in prevailing wage dispute

On Monday, in New Mexico Building & Construction Trades Council v. Dean, the New Mexico Supreme Court granted a writ of mandamus against the Labor Relations Division of the state’s Department of Workforce Solutions, requiring it to set prevailing wage rates … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court denies emergency petition to fill state Senate vacancy

Due to the recent resignation of state Senator Phil Griego, there has been a push to replace him before the current legislative session comes to an end. Senator Griego represented District 39, a large district that includes parts of six … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court denies petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriage

Steve Terrell’s excellent Roundhouse Roundup blog reports that the New Mexico Supreme Court has denied the petitions for writ of mandamus in Hanna v. Salazar and Griego v. Oliver, which asked the Court to recognize a right to same-sex marriage in New … Continue reading

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Another writ petition filed in NM Supreme Court asking that same-sex marriage be legalized

The ACLU of New Mexico and the National Center for Lesbian Rights yesterday filed this petition for writ of mandamus in the New Mexico Supreme Court asking that the Bernalillo County Clerk be compelled to issue marriage licenses to the plaintiffs, … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court asks for response to same-sex marriage petition

According to this report in the Santa Fe New Mexican, the New Mexico Supreme Court has ordered Attorney General King and the Santa Fe County Clerk to respond by July 22 to the petition for writ of mandamus filed by Rep. … Continue reading

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Petition for mandamus asks NM Supreme Court to recognize same-sex marriage

Joey Peters has this story in the Santa Fe Reporter, reporting that State Representative Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe), who is an attorney, has filed a petition for writ of mandamus in the New Mexico Supreme Court on behalf of two … Continue reading

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