Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich called for legal action against the protesters and an end to the standoff.
On the table: $575 million and a singular opportunity to hold the leadership of the Albuquerque Public Schools accountable.
Davon Lymon’s plea deal in that 2002 case landed him in prison for more than 10 years. He could have been imprisoned for more than 30 years had he gone to trial and been convicted on the original charge, first-degree murder.
Rep. Paul Pacheco said his bill would target only a small number of predators who commit a disproportionate number of violent crimes.
The bill would apply to only about 2,000 of the state’s roughly 25,000 third-graders.
For better or worse, New Mexico’s Legislature must drive economic policymaking.