ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) â€" Gov. Susana Martinez's administration announced Wednesday that it will redo a plan for imposing work requirements on low-income New Mexicans to qualify for food stamps. A state district judge last week temporarily blocked the Human Services Department from implementing new regulations affecting about 80,000 food stamp recipients.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Republicans received a boost from a popular governor and a favorable national political environment to win a majority in the state House for the first time in more than half a century. The GOP gained four House seats in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial returns.
Republican Gov. Susana Martinez cruised to re-election in record-setting fashion Tuesday in Democratic-leaning New Mexico, adding to her reputation as a rising political star as the nation's only female Hispanic governor.