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New Mexico governor looking to appeal ruling on vetoed bills


September 8, 2017

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.

District Judge Sarah Singleton had overturned the governor's 10 vetoes last month and ruled that Martinez did not follow the proper constitutional procedures when she vetoed the bills, the Albuquerque Journal reported ( The decision could mean that Martinez did not veto the bills before the deadline or failed to provide an explanation for the veto.

Martinez plans to appeal the ruling before Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oli...

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