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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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Courts look to alter cannabis expungement
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Citing strain, chief justice says individuals ... Citing strain, chief justice says individuals should need to apply for process
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NM recreational cannabis sales reach new high in August
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Adult-use sales top $24.2 million Adult-use sales top $24.2 million
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State Fair opens with a bong
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Cannabis-curious adults can visit the exhibit ... Cannabis-curious adults can visit the exhibit in the Lujan Building
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Cannabis licenses top 1,000 in New Mexico
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Pace has drawn both praise and ... Pace has drawn both praise and concern
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Ethics questioned as cannabis regulators join the private sector
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Some are unsure if the state's ... Some are unsure if the state's 'revolving door' policy indeed curbs conflicts of interest
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Recreational cannabis sales in NM bring in $21.2 million ...
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Total sales with medical included reaches ... Total sales with medical included reaches $38 million for month
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New Mexico's cannabis division director resigns
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Deputy Carolina Barrera to serve as ... Deputy Carolina Barrera to serve as interim director
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Hopes, fears, growth in NM cannabis economy
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Speakers at a forum address the ... Speakers at a forum address the 'bumps in the road'
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What a meeting, man!
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Dave’s not here, but Cheech and ... Dave’s not here, but Cheech and Chong were