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NM Supreme Court to hear writ petition challenging Governor Martinez’s budget vetoes

According to this story by Steve Terrell in the Santa Fe New Mexican, the New Mexico Supreme Court has announced that it will consider the Legislature’s petition challenging Governor Susana Martinez’s line-item vetoes of the Legislature’s own budget and the … Continue reading

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Legislature petitions NM Supreme Court to overturn Governor’s budget vetoes

The Legislature has filed an extraordinary writ petition in the New Mexico Supreme Court against Governor Susana Martinez, seeking to overturn her veto of funding for the Legislature itself and higher education institutions. Andy Lyman of the New Mexico Political … 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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Read the briefs filed yesterday in New Mexico’s same-sex marriage cases

(UPDATE, Sept. 24, 2013: Please note that the following post is from July 23, 2013. If you would like to read the briefs filed in the latest stage of Griego v. Oliver, please see this more recent post.) Yesterday (July … Continue reading

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