Only New Mexico lawmakers don't get paid for their time. That might change this year

March 15, 2023 - 1:57pm EDT
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Most states pay or offer some financial compensation to state lawmakers for their work. Not New Mexico. That can be a barrier for many people trying to enter politics. A new bill could change that.

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