SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge on Monday rejected a motion by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to dismiss a landmark education lawsuit that was filed against the state and cleared the way for...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Civil rights attorneys behind a long-running lawsuit alleging inadequate funding for public education are asking a judge to disregard recent efforts by Gov. Michelle Lujan...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state of New Mexico has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that resulted in a ruling two years ago that the state failed to provide a sufficient education for every...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Sarah Singleton, a retired district court judge who presided over multiple landmark cases in New Mexico, has died at 70, officials said Friday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ordered New Mexico to pay more than $312,000 in legal expenses to a second group involved in the lawsuit over whether the state's funding for public schools is...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge's ruling won't end the legal fight over whether New Mexico's funding for public schools is adequate.
Public Education Department officials said late Monday the state will appeal state District Judge Sarah Singleton's ruling Friday that New Mexico must provide funding to public schools to ensure at-risk students receive a sufficient education.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that New Mexico is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide adequate funding for public schools.
District Judge Sarah Singleton's ruling Friday said insufficient funding leaves students "in an inadequate system," where they can't progress unless better programs are instituted.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a court ruling on New Mexico school funding (all times local):
It's unclear whether New Mexico officials will appeal a judge's ruling that the state is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide adequate funding for public schools.
Department of Public Education spokeswoman Lida Alikhani said Saturday that officials are reviewing the ruling issued Friday by state District Judge Sarah Singleton.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Santa Fe County's top lawyer fill a state District Court vacancy created by Judge Sarah Singleton's retirement.
The Republican governor's appointment of County Attorney Gegory Shaffer, a Democrat, to the 1st District Court bench in Santa Fe is significant statewide because the district often hears cases involving state government.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is appealing a state judge's decision to void her vetoes on 10 bills that cleared the Legislature with little to no opposition earlier this year.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/2fWlIHb ) that the case is headed to the New Mexico Court of Appeals after the Republican governor's attorney filed a notice of appeal earlier this week.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Ten vetoes by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez have been invalidated by a state district judge because the governor missed deadlines or failed to explain her reasoning, allowing the piecemeal legislation on economic development, high school curricula and hemp production to take effect Thursday.
Judge Sarah Singleton denied a request from the governor to delay implementation of the bills after siding earlier in the month with members of the Democratic-led Legislature.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is asking for time to appeal a ruling overturning vetoes before the bills become law.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district judge on Friday sided with Democratic lawmakers who asked that certain vetoes by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez during the last regular legislative session be invalidated, setting the stage for the proposals to become law.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on judge's ruling in New Mexico veto challenge (all times local):
Gov. Susana Martinez is expected to appeal a court ruling that invalidates her vetoes of several bills that lawmakers sent to her desk during the last regular legislative session.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A district judge has dismissed a complaint filed by former New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera over a public records dispute with the state attorney general's office.
Judge Sarah Singleton issued her ruling this week, ending a legal fight that stemmed from a request for public records Herrera had sought about two people she fired while in office in 2010. Those employees later filed whistleblower lawsuits.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Attorney General Hector Balderas in the firing of six former employees.
District Judge Sarah Singleton ruled this week that Balderas acted within his authority in firing the attorneys shortly after his election in 2014. Singleton also says a two year statute of limitations had run out on allegations of wrongful termination.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state district court will consider whether 10 bills vetoed by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez this year should become law anyway because the governor allegedly failed to explain her decisions, a judge decided Friday.
A Democratic-led panel of legislators said Martinez did not adequately explain her objections to the bills in writing as required by the state Constitution.