Amber Alert expansion bill approved

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) — State lawmakers have approved a proposal backed by Governor Martinez to expand New Mexico’s Amber Alert system.
    
The house approved the measure Monday to broaden the system to include children abducted by a parent or other family member.
    
Under the current law an Amber Alert only covers children abducted by strangers.
    
The bill passed the house on a 61 to two vote and now goes to the senate for consideration.

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

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