• New Dem Party chairman Perez pledges to repair, unite party

    ATLANTA (AP) — Newly elected Democratic national chairman Tom Perez pledged on Sunday to unite a fractured party, rebuild at all levels from “school board to the Senate” and reach out to chunks of rural America left feeling forgotten in the 2016 election.

  • What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they’re talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people.

  • Perez, Ellison at finish line of Dem chair race

    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump.

  • ACC’s Swofford encouraged by bill to repeal NC’s HB2 law

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he’s encouraged that North Carolina lawmakers have filed bipartisan legislation to repeal a law that limits protections for LGBT people.

  • New Mexico panel advances bill aimed at regulating drones

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to ban drones from flying within 500 feet of power plants and refineries in New Mexico has cleared its first hurdle.

  • New Mexico school leaders plead for more state funding

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Public school superintendents from across New Mexico are urging lawmakers to restore school funding cuts even if it means raising more money from taxes.

  • The Latest: House panel approves compromise on payday loans

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to rein in payday loan industry in New Mexico (all times local):

  • New Mexico confirms David Jablonski as corrections secretary

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate has confirmed David Jablonski as secretary of the Department of Corrections.

  • Lawmakers consider bills aimed to payday loan industry

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of House lawmakers on Friday reached what supporters are touting as a compromise as consumer advocates push to rein in the payday and title loan industry in New Mexico.

  • New Mexico shores up funding for jury trials

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is providing emergency funding to the judiciary to avoid the suspension of jury trials.