Gov. Susana Martinez has worked toward compromise with lawmakers for two years on legislation to limit social promotion. Last year a deal was close, but it’s unclear whether compromise is possible in 2013 with so many new lawmakers taking office.
New Mexico In Depth’s recent profile of Susana Martinez “draws an important conclusion” about New Mexico’s Republican governor, an editor at the D.C. publication National Journal says.
In less than 10 months, New Mexico must be able to enroll residents in a virtual marketplace called a health exchange, a cornerstone of the nation’s health care law.
Gov. Susana Martinez announced today that she will accept an expansion of Medicaid that will provide access to the government health insurance for as many as 170,000 additional New Mexicans.
Stories of immigrants reveal that both public safety and immigration are at the heart of the debate over whether to repeal or reform New Mexico’s law that lets undocumented immigrants get driver’s licenses.
Gov. Susana Martinez has thrown her political weight behind a controversial bill that would protect companies supplying parts to spaceships from being sued – a bill some say is make-or-break for Spaceport America’s future.
This legislative session, Gov. Susana Martinez will look to boost her economic development track record and buoy New Mexico jobs numbers that could be further impacted by federal cuts.
Expanding Medicaid is the only optional part of federal health-care reform upheld by the nation’s top court in June. The decision whether New Mexico will allow tens of thousands of adults to get Medicaid is in the hands of Gov. Susana Martinez.
Medical providers have to come up with ways to help New Mexico through a national and local provider shortage that’s likely to worsen when more people enter the system because of federal health-care reform.
The New Mexico Health Policy Commission, a state agency that provided independent research and policy recommendations until its budget was eliminated in 2010, wrote a report that year detailing recommendations for addressing the health workforce shortage.