Tuesday, January 18, 2011

So many issues, so little time

Lawmakers from across the state head to Santa Fe today for the opening of the 2011 session. Because it's a 60-day event this year, anything is on the table. And almost everything is. Sources say they are seeing more bills than usual on a wide, wide variety of topics.

The budget is the biggie, of course, But among other discussions will be drivers licenses for immigrants and what to do about the Rail Runner. Don't forget social issues, crime, taxes, the environment. . . the list goes on. There's also the fascinating race for House speaker.

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