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Feb. 17: Session ends (noon)
March 9: Legislation not acted upon by governor is pocket vetoed
May 18: Effective date of legislation not carrying an emergency clause or other specified date

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Dan Boyd, pictured left in 2018, is the Capitol Bureau Chief for the Journal and has covered the New Mexico Legislature since 2008. He previously covered Santa Fe City Hall and worked for a newspaper in Idaho. After nearly a decade working there, Boyd rarely gets lost in the Roundhouse.

Dan McKay, center, joined the legislative team ahead of the 2017 session, when he learned more than he ever wanted to know about sponge bonds. Before that, he covered City Hall and county government in Albuquerque. McKay is an Air Force brat who graduated from the University of New Mexico.

Eddie Moore, right, lives in Santa Fe County and has been covering the New Mexico Legislature, state government and northern New Mexico as a news photographer for more than 20 years, sometimes with a patrician slant toward fishing.


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New Mexico braces for exodus from Medicaid coverage
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Federal government expected to end pandemic ... Federal government expected to end pandemic eligibility
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State weathers latest COVID variant
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At 81, hospitalizations are now at ... At 81, hospitalizations are now at the lowest level since May
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Pandemic business relief programs near end
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NM businesses awarded $340M in grants ... NM businesses awarded $340M in grants and minimum-interest loans
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Confirmed COVID tests down 45% since week ending Aug. ...
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About 20% of New Mexicans 18 ... About 20% of New Mexicans 18 and older are still unvaccinated and account for 40% of COVID-related deaths
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Journal Poll: One third of New Mexicans worse off ...
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The younger generation is experiencing a ... The younger generation is experiencing a greater impact
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NM Supreme Court dismisses inmates' COVID lawsuit
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Inmates claimed violaton of rights Inmates claimed violaton of rights
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Charter school goes remote after 2 weeks of classes
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Decision was made after 28, or ... Decision was made after 28, or 3%, of students and staff were deemed infectious from COVID over a 14-day period
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NM health order extended – with changes
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Vaccine mandates, reporting have been modified Vaccine mandates, reporting have been modified
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State ramps up monkeypox vaccine rollout
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Move comes as virus is declared ... Move comes as virus is declared a national health emergency