News Releases



Traffic Report for week of February 17th to 24th, 2019

New Mexico Department of Transportation
Las Cruces, Feb 15, 2019

In all construction zones, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area.

New Mexico State Senate Confirms Sarah Cottrell Propst as Secretary of Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department

New Mexico Energy Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Santa Fe, Feb 15, 2019

Secretary Cottrell Propst Confirmed Unanimously on Senate Floor
SANTA FE – Today, the New Mexico State Senate confirmed Sarah Cottrell Propst as Secretary of the Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department (EMNRD). Governor Michell

State Senate Confirms Gov. Lujan Grisham’s Appointments to UNM Board of Regents

State of New Mexico - Office of the Governor
Santa Fe, Feb 15, 2019

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Senate on Friday confirmed Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s five appointments to the University of New Mexico Board of Regents.

Statement on SB 619

New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
Albuquerque, Feb 15, 2019

Senate Bill 619, creating a State Ethics Committee, is far too secretive and non-transparent. Any committee created to hold our elected officials to high ethical standards can only be effective if its proceedings are as open as possible.

Heinrich Votes To Keep Government Open, Decries Trump Abuse Of Power On Declaring National Emergency

US Senate - Office of Senator Martin Heinrich
Washington, DC, Feb 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) voted for the spending bill to keep the government open that passed the Senate by an 83-16 vote, and decried President Trump’s threat to declare a national emergency to build his rec