• Bail bond amendment passes Senate Judiciary Committee

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment to reform the state’s bail bond system has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Democrats file ethics complaint against New Mexico lawmaker

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Democratic Party of New Mexico is taking aim at Rep. Nora Espinoza, accusing her of violating the governmental conduct code as she considers running for the secretary of state’s office.

  • Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, arrives for a caucus night rally, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Cruz sealed a victory in the Republican Iowa caucuses, winning on the strength of his relentless campaigning and support from his party's diehard conservatives. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    AP News Guide: Iowans write first chapter of 2016 election

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz, a hard-driving conservative, defeated national front-runner Donald Trump in a fierce struggle for supremacy in the Iowa Republican caucuses Monday while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled far into the night over who will claim the first prize in the Democratic presidential contest.

  • New Mexico lawmakers shun plan to tap permanent fund

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican lawmakers are spurning a proposal to tap New Mexico’s largest permanent reserve fund to boost spending on early childhood education programs.

  • Medicaid edges out political agendas in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Rising health care costs linked to the expansion of Medicaid in New Mexico combined with faltering state revenues are crowding out initiatives sought by Gov. Susana Martinez.

  • New Mexico Senate attempts to slowdown bills in committees

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican-backed bills that sailed through New Mexico’s GOP-led House are facing a bumpier ride in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

  • Proposal to pay New Mexico lawmakers clears committee

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill that would provide a base salary for New Mexico lawmakers has cleared one committee.

  • Austin Peay beats Southeast Missouri St 86-80

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Josh Robinson scored 30 points as Austin Peay beat Southeast Missouri State 86-80 on Saturday.

  • In this Jan. 29, 2016 photo, Terry Work stands outside a store that accepts food stamps in Bon Aqua, Tenn. Work's 27-year-old deaf son recently was denied disability payments, meaning he is considered able-bodied. And that means he stands to lose his food stamps, even though she said her son has trouble keeping a job because of his deafness. More than 1 million low-income residents in 21 states could soon lose their government food stamps if they fail to meet work requirements that began kicking in this month. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Over 1 million face loss of food aid over work requirements

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 1 million low-income residents in 21 states could soon lose their government food stamps if they fail to meet work requirements that began kicking in this month.

  • Fla. Legislature could pave way for high school free agency

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — High school athletics in Florida could be in for seismic changes as legislation dealing with the Florida High School Athletic Association is rapidly moving through the House and Senate.