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Stories with person: Susana Martinez
  • New Mexico business boss 'optimistic' about boost in funding 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 5:09 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and the Legislature decided this year to pour tens of millions of dollars more into wooing businesses and spurring job creation, an infusion that New Mexico's top economic development official said Friday will help make the state even more competitive.

  • New Mexico looks to expand work requirements for food stamps 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 5:16 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's administration wants to expand work, training and job-search requirements for low-income New Mexicans to qualify for food stamps.

  • Martinez's most recent Mexico trips cost more than $17,000 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:24 pm

    Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has made three quick trips across the border in the past year to meet with officials in neighboring Mexican states, with all of the visits aimed at ramping up trade and economic development opportunities.

  • 2 New Mexico lawmakers join GOP group in diversify efforts 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 2:14 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two New Mexico state lawmakers have been named to a national Republican group seeking to recruit and train GOP candidates from diverse communities and backgrounds, the Republican State Leadership Committee announced this week

  • Immigrant driver's licenses in New Mexico drop to record low 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 4:57 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The number of newly issued driver's licenses to immigrants in New Mexico has plunged to its lowest level since the state began granting driving privileges to foreign nationals living in the country illegally, new records show.

  • Former Oklahoma speaker to head national GOP group 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 11:42 am

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Oklahoma Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon has been named chairman of a national Republican group seeking to recruit and train GOP candidates from more diverse communities and backgrounds.

  • New Mexico Gov. Martinez praises Jeb Bush for hiring ex-aide 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 8:05 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday that Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush knows "how to pick the best" and made a good move in hiring one of her former top aides as his campaign manager.

  • AG looks to speed up behavioral health investigation 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 4:56 pm

    ESPANOLA, New Mexico - The New Mexico attorney general's office is seeking forensic auditors to help with the investigation into allegations of fraud and abuse involving nonprofits that provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans.

  • Community honors fallen Rio Rancho police officer story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-15 9:25 pm

    RIO RANCHO, New Mexico - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from throughout New Mexico and beyond gathered Thursday with community and family members to pay their last respects to a Rio Rancho police officer who was shot and killed during a May 25 traffic stop.

  • Carlsbad mental health center workers face fraud charges 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 6:23 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - Four employees of a defunct Carlsbad mental health center are facing Medicaid fraud charges after a statewide investigation into Medicaid providers, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Tuesday.