New Mexico Legislature considers tuition-free college, legalizing pot

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New Mexico Legislature considers tuition-free college, legalizing pot

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives her State of the State address during the opening of the New Mexico legislative session at the state Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. New Mexico Democrats pushed forward a progressive agenda as the booming oil industry made headlines in 2019 with record revenues for the state’s coffers.
New Mexico Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart, center, presents state spending priorities for public schools to a lead budget-writing committee in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, alongside state budget division Deputy Director Cinthia Martinez, left, and fiscal analyst Sunny Liu. Spending increases on K-12 education, early childhood programs and tuition-free college are under negotiation as legislators prepare for a 30-day session. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’ll consider red-flag gun legislation, proposals to legalize recreational marijuana and new incentives for localized renewable energy installations.

New Mexico Legislature considers tuition-free college, legalizing pot

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives her State of the State address during the opening of the New Mexico legislative session at the state Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. New Mexico Democrats pushed forward a progressive agenda as the booming oil industry made headlines in 2019 with record revenues for the state’s coffers.
New Mexico Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart, center, presents state spending priorities for public schools to a lead budget-writing committee in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, alongside state budget division Deputy Director Cinthia Martinez, left, and fiscal analyst Sunny Liu. Spending increases on K-12 education, early childhood programs and tuition-free college are under negotiation as legislators prepare for a 30-day session. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’ll consider red-flag gun legislation, proposals to legalize recreational marijuana and new incentives for localized renewable energy installations.
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