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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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In case you missed it, we've posted the text of the entire 2012 State of the State speech.
The following is the prepared text of the State of the State Address delivered by Governor Susana Martinez from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives on January 17, 2012.
Occupy New Mexico interrupts the start of Governor Martinez's State of the State address.
Recorded on January 17, 2012 using a Flip Video camera.
Like so many northern New Mexicans, I have been lucky to call Speaker Luján my friend for many years. Ben has the most distinct style and unrelenting commitment to the people of New Mexico — fighting especially to help those who are less fortunate. Above all, he is a family man of enduring faith. New Mexico is pulling for you, Ben. We thank you for your extraordinary service to our state. shared a link.
By Heath Haussamen • News • Ben Luján, the Nambé Democrat who has served as speaker of the N.M. House of Representatives for more than a decade, is battling cancer and is severely weakened. His plans for the rest of the session aren't immediately clear, but he won't seek re-election later this year.
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Gov. Susana Martinez gave the annual State of the State address on Tuesday, stressing the need for education reform, fiscal responsibility, tax cuts and not allowing foreign nationals to get state driver's licenses.
In case you want to watch it here... Governor Martinez and her 2012 State of the State Address:
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‎"I am asking you to join me in standing up for those who are unable to stand for themselves." Governor asks for stricter penalties for child abuse.
The Legislature's 30-day session could cost New Mexicans about $5 million.
More New Mexico children have fallen into poverty as a result of the recession.
The year 2012 marks the centennial anniversary of New Mexico’s statehood. The KiMo Theatre in Downtown Albuquerque is joining in on the fun by hosting a year-long celebration of made-in-New-Mexico films. The monthly film series kicks off tonight, January 18, at 7 p.m. with a screening of Dennis Hopper’s 1969 counter-culture biker classic Easy Rider....
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By Heath Haussamen • News • You can watch the speeches given on the opening day of the 2012 legislative session by clicking on the headline.
When Governor Susana Martinez' term began one year ago, she waged war on the status quo of public education in New Mexico.
She wants to infuse more money in the classroom. The governor is proposing an extra $97 million to go to the classroom. > Legislative convenes; Martinez delivers State of State address > Text of Martinez' State of the State address
ICYMI: Video of today's State of the State Address, as well as House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan's announcement he is battling lung cancer:
The legislative session kicked off today with Governor Susana Martinez’s State of the State Address. If you missed our livestream of the speech, here’s an archived version of address
Several Occupy New Mexico protestors interrupted Gov. Susana Martinez’s State of the State speech before the legislature on Tuesday.
The protestors at today's speech were escorted out and none of them were arrested. Watch our report at 5. shared a link.
By Gwyneth Doland • News • I'll be webcasting the Democratic response to Gov. Susana Martinez's state of the state speech live. It begins any minute. Click on the headline to watch.

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