By Dan McKay and Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal
Feb. 18, 2021
SANTA FE – New Mexico hit the halfway point of its unusual 60-day session Thursday with abortion-rights legislation and pandemic relief measures speeding toward passage.
But hundreds of other proposals – ranging from cannabis legalization to restricting the governor’s emergency powers – hang in the balance as legislators begin the crucial back stretch of the session.
“There’s plenty of time still,” Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, said Thursday. “The last few days is when most of the action happens, unfortunately.”
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