AP: New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed a bill that would give state judges full access to the criminal histories of violent offenders, including some juveniles

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill Sunday that would give state judges full access to the criminal histories of violent offenders, including some juveniles. The measure and another related bill also signed Sunday at the New Mexico State Police headquarters in Albuquerque will allow judges to use the information,… Read more

AP: New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is signing legislation aimed at improving educational opportunities and business preferences for military veterans

SANTA FE, New Mexico — Initiatives aimed at improving educational opportunities, rural cemeteries and state-contract preferences for military veterans were signed into law Friday by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez. The Republican governor signed a package of five bills at an American Legion hall in Albuquerque. One new law will allow taxpayers to voluntarily donate… Read more

ABQ JOURNAL Gov. Martinez signs bill increasing child pornography penalties

SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez signed legislation Thursday increasing New Mexico’s penalties for possessing, distributing or manufacturing child pornography. However, although she signed the bill, the two-term Republican governor said she sees a flaw in it — a provision that exempts consensual “sexting” by teenagers. Attorney General Hector Balderas, a Democrat, also opposed the… Read more

SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN Governor inks law to toughen child porn penalties

Offenders convicted of possessing, distributing and manufacturing child pornography in New Mexico will face tougher prison sentences after Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill into law Thursday that increases penalties for such crimes. Martinez, while praising the new law, said the state also needs a law that allows prosecutors to charge people who own child… Read more

Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans

The Spanish were here long before any other Europeans, founding St. Augustine, Florida, more than 50 years before the Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock, and their political influence is still felt strongly across America today. Democrats might claim they own the Latino vote, but America is filled with influential Latinos who also happen to… Read more

WASHINGTON TIMES N.M. Gov. Martinez declares win with illegal-immigrant driver’s license reform

In New Mexico, illegal immigrants will no longer be able to obtain a state driver’s license — but they will have access to a driver’s authorization card. After a heated five-year struggle with legislative Democrats, RepublicanGov. Susana Martinez finally checked off the item at the top of her to-do list: reforming the increasingly problematic 2003… Read more

NASDAQ: USHCC Endorses Governor Susana Martinez as VP Candidate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following is attributable to USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez: The USHCC is proud to endorse Governor Susana Martinez as a candidate for Vice President of the United States. Our endorsement of both Governor Martinez and Secretary Julian Castro is not an endorsement of a particular presidential… Read more

WASHINGTON TIMES N.M. governor bashes EPA for flooding Animas River with orange toxic wastewater

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez blasted the EPA for accidentally flooding the Animas River with toxic orange wastewater, calling on the agency to hold itself to the same standard for the disaster as it would a private entity. “Imagine what would happen if a private company caused this waste spill,” the Republican governor said in… Read more

FOX NEWS Fraud crackdown sends illegal immigrant licenses plummeting in NM

A crackdown on document fraud has sent the number of driver’s licenses issued to illegal aliens in New Mexico plunging by 70 percent, while revealing that the state likely issued tens of thousands of bogus licenses after becoming the first state to adopt the controversial policy a dozen years ago. Last year, New Mexico issued… Read more

In Case You Missed It! The Taos News Endorses Governor Susana Martinez

The Taos News endorsed Governor Susana Martinez for re-election today, citing the fact that she has helped Taos when it’s in a crisis and that “New Mexicans can count on help from her during times of natural disasters.”  This comes on the heels of the Las Cruces Sun-News and Roswell Daily Record endorsements. Except From The Taos News: “Gov. Susana Martinez has… Read more