• Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and universities.

  • Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

    NEW YORK (AP) — As more requirements of the health care law take effect, income tax filing season becomes more complex for small businesses.