• New Mexico AG calls for reinvestment in law enforcement

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state faces g a public safety crisis and his agency needs resources to respond to everything from police officer shootings to consumer fraud.

  • House Minority Leader Brian Egolf, left, discusses reforms for the state's troubled campaign finance reporting system and the need for an ethics commission as fellow Democrat Rep. Javier Martinez listens during a news conference in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    House Democrats outline campaign finance reforms

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — House Democratic leaders on Tuesday rolled out their proposals for reforming New Mexico’s scandal-plagued campaign finance reporting system and creating a statewide ethics commission — measures they say would help restore voters’ faith in government.