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 Report has this story about this legal conflict, which also contains a copy of the petition.

For further coverage, Dan Boyd has this story about the lawsuit in the Albuquerque Journal, and KRQE News 13 has this story.

And you can read about the Governor’s response in “New Mexico governor won’t be bullied by lawsuit” from KOAT Action News 7.


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