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New Mexico governor signs 3 bills from special session


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The creation of a state commission on civil rights and changes aimed at ensuring access to Election Day polls on Native American lands were among the measures signed into law Friday by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

The governor also signed a bill that would authorize the issuance of short-term bonds as part of an effort to stabilize state finances amid the economic upheaval prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The three bills were among eight that lawmakers passed during the recent special session, which focused primarily on solvency issues for state government. Lu...

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