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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to resolve New Mexico's state budget crisis (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a proposal to increase state revenues for the coming fiscal year to prevent further state spending cuts. The Democratic majority backed the legislation on a 37-32 party-line vote on Wednesday. Republicans said they favored greater austerity measures and delays to construction projects to shore up the state general fund, among other measures.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe City Council has passed a resolution that would affirm the city's immigrant-friendly policies without using the word "sanctuary." The council's vote Wednesday evening was 8-0 with one council member absent. What started out as a rebuke to President Donald Trump's efforts to address illegal immigration, the resolution has been softened and the reference to sanctuary removed.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to resolve New Mexico's state budget crisis (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The New Mexico House of Representatives is debating a Democrat-sponsored bill that would increase state revenues by $250 million to fill a budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year and shore up state reserves. Debate began on the House floor Wednesday on the plan to bridge a budget shortfall without new cuts to state general fund spending. It would raise more money from taxes and fees on online retail sales, hospitals, car buyers and trucking business.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in the New Mexico House of Representative are admonishing their colleagues in the Democratic majority for proposed tax increases designed to close a budget shortfall. Republican lawmakers including House Minority Leader Nate Gentry presented alternatives Wednesday that they say can avert spending cuts without outright tax increases.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Senate committee has delayed action a measure that would make it easier for independents to vote in primary elections. The Senate Rules Committee failed on Wednesday to discuss a bill sponsored by Sen. John Sapien that would let voters not affiliated with any political party vote in primary elections by choosing an affiliation by requesting a ballot. Voters currently have to designate a party affiliation on the voter's certificate of registration.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to resolve New Mexico's state budget crisis (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a proposal to increase state revenues for the coming fiscal year to prevent further state spending cuts. The Democratic majority backed the legislation on a 37-32 party-line vote on Wednesday. Republicans said they favored greater austerity measures and delays to construction projects to shore up the state general fund, among other measures.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe City Council has passed a resolution that would affirm the city's immigrant-friendly policies without using the word "sanctuary." The council's vote Wednesday evening was 8-0 with one council member absent. What started out as a rebuke to President Donald Trump's efforts to address illegal immigration, the resolution has been softened and the reference to sanctuary removed.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to resolve New Mexico's state budget crisis (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The New Mexico House of Representatives is debating a Democrat-sponsored bill that would increase state revenues by $250 million to fill a budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year and shore up state reserves. Debate began on the House floor Wednesday on the plan to bridge a budget shortfall without new cuts to state general fund spending. It would raise more money from taxes and fees on online retail sales, hospitals, car buyers and trucking business.

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in the New Mexico House of Representative are admonishing their colleagues in the Democratic majority for proposed tax increases designed to close a budget shortfall. Republican lawmakers including House Minority Leader Nate Gentry presented alternatives Wednesday that they say can avert spending cuts without outright tax increases.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Senate committee has delayed action a measure that would make it easier for independents to vote in primary elections. The Senate Rules Committee failed on Wednesday to discuss a bill sponsored by Sen. John Sapien that would let voters not affiliated with any political party vote in primary elections by choosing an affiliation by requesting a ballot. Voters currently have to designate a party affiliation on the voter's certificate of registration.

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