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Two weeks from today, the New Mexico Legislature will begin its 2015 session. As a preview, KSFR is discussing the issues likely to be considered during the 60-day session, when all matters of public policy can be considered under the New Mexico Constitution, with some veteran lawmakers.

An exhibit depicting urban Albuquerque opens February 1st in the Duke City, as we hear in this report from KSFR reporter Joe Gallegos:

 

 

2014 is an election year in New Mexico and elsewhere. And one of New Mexico's United States Senators, Tom Udall, is running for a second, six-year term. KSFR Reporter Joe Day checked-in to see how he sees things at the start of the year, and last weekend caught up with him in Edgewood in southern Santa Fe County.

 

 

Yesterday KSFR's “At Noon” aired part one of reporter Joe Day's interview with Senator Tom Udall, who is running for a second term in this election year…Here is part two of that interview.

January 6, 2014: LFC Releases Proposed Budget

Jan 18, 2014

The New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee is recommending a state budget totaling more than six billion dollars. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke with Santa Fe State Representative Lucky Varela about the proposed spending plan, who begins this feature discussing how the budget proposals differs from last year's state budget.

KSFR's Tom Trowbridge discusses Santa Fe's latest annexation with City Long-Range Planning Director, Reed Liming.

Jan. 14: New Mexico JTIP Program

Jan 18, 2014

The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program recently announced an award of $400,000 to create 24 new jobs and Step-Up training for 24 current employees in New Mexico to receive new skills. 

KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has more about the JTIP program:

Santa Fe Police say Don Diego has reopened in all directions between Cordova and W. Buena Vista following a suspicious death investigation in the 800-block of Don Diego. 74-year old Larry Roybal was found dead Wednesday in the home, and police said the house appeared as if it had been rummaged through. Roybal's family had reported him missing earlier this week. The roadway had been closed for a 22-hour stretch as detectives gathered evidence to construct a case.