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Legislature 2022: Drama and debate

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What they did: This year’s legislative session had plenty of drama and late-night debates. The House, in fact, pulled two all-nighters in the final week. But, overall, lawmakers introduced and passed a total of 64 bills – fewer than usual.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has until March 9 to act on bills passed during the final three days of the session, which ended at noon Thursday.

Here’s a summary of key legislation in the 30-day session:

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