Maybe today really is Ethics Day after all. (Although there are more ethics bills coming Friday.)
But the Senate Rules Committee this morning passed one bill that's hard a hard time even getting a hearing in the past. This measure would allow enhanced penalties for public officials who commit felonies.
Bill sponsor Senate Minority Whip Bill Payne, R-Albuquerque, said things are different this year.
"We have more convictions, more talks of investigations ongoing," he said.