Legislators prepare for start of session

SANTA FE (KRQE) — Tuesday state legislators will get back to work at the Roundhouse and about a third of them are new to the job.
    
One of their biggest tasks ahead will be crafting a nearly $6 billion state budget for the year that starts on July 1st.
    
Governor Susana Martinez will again try to repeal the law that allows illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses.
    
Also on her agenda is to push for mandatory retention of third graders who can not read proficiently.
    
KRQE News 13 will have full coverage of the legislative session that is set to run for the next 60 days.

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New Mexico (change)

 
New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

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