• Malloy: XL Center renovations needed with or without team

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No matter if Connecticut can’t attract another professional hockey team to its capital city, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday the aging XL Center in downtown Hartford still needs to be either overhauled or ultimately shuttered.

  • New Mexico bill halting immigration law enforcement moves

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal that would prevent New Mexico law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal immigration laws has cleared a Senate hurdle.

  • The Latest: New Mexico governor has not seen Trump draft

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico’s reaction to Trump’s immigration National Guard proposal (all times local):

  • Chris Christie calls Phillies fans ‘angry, bitter’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s mayor is coming to the city’s defense against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

  • New Mexico reconsiders subsidies to high-risk insurance pool

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration sought Friday to shift the state’s financial obligations for a group of 2,700 people with serious and expensive medical conditions to the private health insurance market.

  • Texas governor slams NFL over ‘bathroom bill’ criticism

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is slamming the NFL for criticizing a bill in his state’s Legislature that would prohibit transgender people from using the public restroom of their choice.

  • Conversion therapy ban advances in New Mexico Legislature

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposed legislation is advancing in New Mexico to ban the use on minors of conversion therapy that seeks to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • New Mexico Democrats rally around tax plan to fix budget gap

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democrats in the New Mexico House of Representatives are rallying around a package of tax and revenue measures designed to shore up state finances and stave off spending cuts to education and Medicaid health care.

  • The Latest: Panel OKs measure to ban coyote-killing contests

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on wildlife bills pending in the New Mexico Legislature (all times local):