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1000

In that same year there were of freeways, of which 1000 were the route miles of Interstate Highways 10, 25 and 40 add something


1130

The earliest New Mexico artists whose work survives today are the Mimbres Indians, whose black and white pottery could be mistaken for modern art, except for the fact that it was produced before 1130 CE. See Mimbres culture add something


1563

Spanish explorers recorded this region as New Mexico in 1563 add something

 

The name "Nuevo México" was first used by a seeker of gold mines named Francisco de Ibarra, who explored far to the north of New Spain in 1563 and reported his findings as being in "a New Mexico" add something


1581

In 1581, the Chamuscado and Rodríguez Expedition named the region north of the Rio Grande "San Felipe del Nuevo México" add something


1598

Inhabited by Native Americans for many thousands of years before European exploration, it was colonized by the Spanish in 1598 as part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain add something


1608

The settlement of Santa Fe was established at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains, around 1608 add something


1706

While developing Santa Fe as a trade center, the returning settlers founded Albuquerque in 1706 from existing surrounding communities, naming it for the viceroy of New Spain, Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 10th Duke of Alburquerque add something


1800

By 1800, the Spanish population had reached 25,000, but Apache and Comanche raids on Hispanic settlers were common until well into the period of U.S. occupation add something


1803

At the turn of the 19th century, the extreme northeastern part of New Mexico, north of the Canadian River and east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, was still claimed by France, which sold it in 1803 to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase add something


1812

The United States assigned this portion of New Mexico as part of the Louisiana Territory until 1812; that year, Louisiana was admitted as a state add something


1819

This region of the state was ceded to Spain under the Adams-Onis Treaty in 1819 add something


1821

As a part of New Spain, the claims for the province of New Mexico passed to independent Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence add something

 

New Mexico received its name long before the present-day nation of Mexico won independence from Spain and adopted that name in 1821 add something


1824

After Mexican independence in 1824, New Mexico became a Mexican territory with considerable autonomy add something


1830

This autonomy was threatened, however, by the centralizing tendencies of the Mexican government from the 1830s onward, with rising tensions eventually leading to the Revolt of 1837 add something


1836

The Republic of $ Texas claimed the portion east of the Rio Grande when it seceded from Mexico in 1836, when it incorrectly assumed the older Hispanic settlements of the upper Rio Grande were the same as the newly established Mexican settlements of Texas add something


1850

Railroad surveyors arrived in New Mexico in the 1850s add something

 

Congress established the separate New Mexico Territory in September 1850 add something


1852

Benjamin Brice - He was reappointed a Major in 1852, and saw service in the Pay Department at Fort Fillmore, New Mexico from 1852 to 1854; New Orleans, Louisiana, from 1854 to 1856; Paymaster of the Southern District of New Mexico, headquartered at Fort Bliss, Texas, from 1856 to 1859; as well as special service in Florida in 1859


1853

In 1853, the United States acquired the mostly desert southwestern bootheel of the state and southern Arizona south of the Gila River in the Gadsden Purchase add something


1861

In 1861, the Confederacy claimed the southern tract as its own Arizona Territory and waged the ambitious New Mexico Campaign in an attempt to control the American Southwest and open up access to Union California add something

 

John Baylor - In 1861 he organized the 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles to drive the Union forces from the southwest and led his men into New Mexico Territory

 

William J. Brady - His enlistment was up in March 1861 and he was discharged at Fort Craig, only to enroll in the New Mexico Volunteers as a first lieutenant in Albuquerque the following August


1862

Confederate power in the New Mexico Territory was effectively broken after the Battle of Glorieta Pass in 1862 add something

 

James Henry Carleton - Because of uncertainty as to whether the Confederates would try to re-invade New Mexico, Carleton took measures such as maintaining spies along the New Mexico-Texas border and retaining the services of volunteer units from Colorado which had played a prominent role in expelling the Confederates from New Mexico in the winter and spring of 1862

 

Albert Jennings Fountain - He took part in the 1862 Union recapture of the New Mexico Territory as member of the California Column

 

John P. Slough - In 1862 a Confederate army was invading the New Mexico Territory

 

William Gilpin (governor) - The mustering and training of the regiment proved to be highly useful when the Confederates launched an invasion northward through the New Mexico Territory in the spring of 1862


1865

John P. Slough - When the Civil War ended in 1865, Slough was appointed Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court by President Andrew Johnson


1878

The first operational railroad, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway , entered the territory by way of the lucrative and contested Raton Pass in 1878 add something


1880

The Southern Pacific Railroad entered the territory from the Territory of Arizona in 1880 add something


1881

Holm O. Bursum - He attended the public schools in Iowa before moving to New Mexico Territory in 1881


1884

Thomas B. Catron - He was a member of every New Mexico Territorial council from 1884 to 1909, and was an unsuccessful candidate for election as New Mexico's Congressional Delegate in 1892


1885

Andrieus A. Jones - An 1885 graduate of Valparaiso University in Indiana, he taught school in Tennessee before moving to Las Vegas, New Mexico Territory, where he was principal of the public schools from 1885 to 1887


1888

Albert Jennings Fountain - In 1888 Fountain was elected to the New Mexico Territory Legislature, defeating Albert Bacon Fall


1889

Carl Hatch - "'Carl Atwood Hatch"' was a Democratic Party politician from New Mexico who represented New Mexico in the United States Senate from 1933 until 1949

 

University of New Mexico - The University of New Mexico was founded on February 28, 1889, with the passage of House Bill No. 186 by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico; stipulating that "Said institution is hereby located at or near the town of Albuquerque, in the county of Bernalillo within two miles north of railroad avenue in said town, upon a tract of good high and dry land, of not less than twenty acres suitable for the purposes of such institution," and that it would be the state university when New Mexico became a state


1890

J. J. Hagerman - Prior to his move to New Mexico, in 1890 Hagerman incorporated the Pecos, Texas Valley Railroad to construct a railroad from Pecos, Texas, to Eddy , New Mexico, along the Pecos, Texas River


1893

Andrieus A. Jones - In 1893 he became president of the New Mexico Bar Association, and between that year and 1894 he served as the mayor of Las Vegas

 

Edgar Lee Hewett - In 1893 the New Mexico territorial legislature, anticipating the day when the New Mexico Territory would achieve statehood, authorized the creation of a normal school at Las Vegas, New Mexico


1894

William Hayes Pope - He moved to Sante Fe in New Mexico Territory in 1894, apparently seeking a climate that was better for his health


1896

Tom Ketchum - In early June 1896, after working for the famed Bell Ranch in New Mexico, Tom and Sam Ketchum, and possibly others, robbed a combined store and post office at Liberty, New Mexico, northwest of present-day Tucumcari


1897

Edgar Lee Hewett - This led to his appointment as the first president of the New Mexico Normal School in 1897

 

Miguel Antonio Otero (born 1859) - "My Nine Years as Governor of the Territory of New Mexico, 1897-1906" chronicles the turmoils of New Mexico on the verge of statehood


1898

J. J. Hagerman - In September 1898 Hagerman donated the flat land atop North Hill in Roswell, New Mexico to New Mexico Military Institute


1900

George E. Coghill - In New Mexico, he met Muriel Anderson and the two would wed in 1900, with the marriage producing five children

 

Bernard Shandon Rodey - In 1900 Rodey was elected as a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Delegate from the New Mexico Territory


1901

William Hayes Pope - He was appointed by the Secretary of the Interior as a special U.S. attorney to represent the interests of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico Territory, from 1901 to 1902

 

Tom Ketchum - Tom and Sam Ketchum were never tried for the killings at the Plaza Largo arroyo, but Morris Herzstein reportedly was present in Clayton, New Mexico Territory to witness the hanging of Black Jack Ketchum in 1901


1902

Edgar Lee Hewett - The New Mexico Normal School, as it was originally called , took some time to form, but was ready for its first class of students in 1898


1903

William Hayes Pope - He returned to the U.S. in July 1903, and in October was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt as an associate justice on the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court


1905

Albert Jennings Fountain - The Fountain family ran the Mesilla Valley Opera House and built the Fountain Theatre in Old Mesilla near Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico, The theater was rebuilt in 1905 for stageplays and musical concerts, and is the oldest motion picture theater in New Mexico


1907

The town was named after James Hobbs, a homesteader there in 1907 add something


1908

Andrew W. Hockenhull - Hockenhull moved to New Mexico Territory in 1908 and began practicing law in Clovis in 1909


1911

New Mexico dropped its claims to the Permian in a bid to gain statehood in 1911 add something


1912

The original state constitution of 1912 provided for a bilingual government with laws being published in both English and Spanish; Nonetheless, the constitution does not declare any language as "official" add something

 

Arthur T. Hannett - He was an alternate delegate from New Mexico to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1912, and chairman of the New Mexico delegation at the Democratic National Convention at San Francisco in 1920

 

William Hayes Pope - Pope was the first judge appointed to the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, upon its creation in 1912 when New Mexico attained statehood

 

Thomas B. Catron - Upon New Mexico's 1912 entry to the union as the 47th state, Catron was elected the state's first senator by a wide margin on the merit of his efforts to admit the state

 

Congress admitted New Mexico as the 47th state in the Union on January 6, 1912 add something

 

It was admitted to the Union as the 47th state on January 6, 1912 add something


1920

Among the more notable authors were: Angélico Chávez, Nina Otero-Warren, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Aurelio Espinosa, Cleofas Jaramillo, Juan Bautista Rael, and Aurora Lucero-White Lea. As well, writer D. H. Lawrence lived near Taos in the 1920s, at the D. H. Lawrence Ranch, where there is a shrine said to contain his ashes add something

 

John E. Miles - When the United States Democratic Party began to take back the New Mexico Legislature in the 1920s, he started taking an active role in the political spectrum


1924

Although Congress passed a law in 1924 that granted all Native Americans U.S. citizenship, as well as the right to vote in federal and state elections, New Mexico was among several states that restricted Indian voting by raising barriers to voter registration add something


1927

Albuquerque has the unique and memorable KiMo Theater built in 1927 in the Pueblo Revival Style architecture add something


1928

A major oil discovery in 1928 brought prosperity to the state, especially Lea County and the town of Hobbs add something

 

Georgia Lee Lusk - Lusk attended the Democratic National Conventions of 1928 - the first woman to do so for New Mexico - and 1948 as a New Mexico delegate


1929

Georgia O'Keeffe - Between 1929 and 1949, O'Keeffe spent part of nearly every year working in New Mexico

 

Georgia O'Keeffe - That year Stieglitz first took O'Keeffe to his family home at the village of Lake George in New York's Adirondack Mountains, and they spent part of every year there until 1929, when O'Keeffe spent the first of many summers painting in New Mexico

 

University of New Mexico - UNM owns and operates the University of New Mexico Press, its publishing arm established in 1929


1933

Georgia O'Keeffe - In the spring of 1933 and 1934, O'Keeffe recuperated in Bermuda, and she returned to New Mexico in the summer of 1934


1935

While Spanish was permitted in the legislature until 1935, all state officials are required to have a good knowledge of English add something


1940

During the 1940s, Project Y of the Manhattan Project developed and built the country's first atomic bomb and nuclear test, Trinity add something

 

The state's population grew rapidly after World War II, growing from 531,818 in 1940 to 1,819,046 in 2000 add something

 

Georgia O'Keeffe - O'Keeffe met photographer Todd Webb in the 1940s, and after his move to New Mexico in 1961, he often made photographs of her, as did numerous other important American photographers, who consistently presented O'Keeffe as a "loner, a severe figure and self-made person


1942

Edwin L. Mechem - He was an FBI agent from 1942 to 1945 and a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, 1947-48

 

Leslie Groves - In October 1942 Groves and Oppenheimer inspected sites in New Mexico, where they selected a suitable location for the laboratory at Los Alamos, New Mexico, New Mexico


1946

Raymond A. Curfman - He served as the head coach at the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now New Mexico State University, from 1946 to 1947 and at the University of Idaho from 1951 to 1953, compiling a career college football record of 15–30–1

 

Georgia O'Keeffe - Shortly after O'Keeffe arrived for the summer in New Mexico in 1946, Stieglitz suffered a cerebral thrombosis


1948

In 1948, after veteran Miguel Trujillo, Sr. of Isleta Pueblo was told by the county registrar that he could not register to vote, he filed suit against the county in federal district court add something

 

E. S. Johnny Walker - Walker was elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives in 1948 from Silver City in Grant County


1949

Georgia O'Keeffe - She spent the next three years mostly in New York settling his estate, and moved permanently to New Mexico in 1949


1950

Frank Scully - His 1950 book "Behind the Flying Saucers" expanded on the theme, adding that there had been three such incidents in New Mexico and one in Arizona, including one that crashed near Aztec, New Mexico, in 1948 that was 100 feet in diameter


1952

Ed Foreman - From 1952 to 1953, Foreman attended in Portales, New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University, Eastern New Mexico College

 

E. S. Johnny Walker - In 1952, he was elected as New Mexico's commissioner of public lands, served two terms in that office, and was made commissioner of the bureau of revenue for New Mexico


1953

Others, such as Juan Perea, claim that the state was officially bilingual until 1953 add something


1960

No less than six daily long-distance roundtrip trains supplemented by many branch line and local trains served New Mexico in the early 1960s add something

 

With the decline of most intercity rail service in the United States in the late 1960s, New Mexico was left with minimal services add something


1963

Mai Shanley - "'Mai Therese Shanley"' , Miss New Mexico USA, Miss USA 1984, is a former beauty queen


1969

"Historical Atlas of New Mexico" 1969 add something


1970

John Pope (military officer) - Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1970

 

Ben D. Altamirano - In 1970, Altamirano was elected to the New Mexico Senate, representing District 28


1971

Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley spent many years in New Mexico, living in Los Lunas, New Mexico, New Mexico from 1971 to 1978 while continuing his musical career

 

Amtrak, known as the National Passenger Railroad Corporation, began operating the two extant long-distance routes in May 1971 add something


1972

Pete Domenici - In 1972, Domenici successfully ran for a position in the U.S. Senate and became the first New Mexico Republican to be elected to the position in 38 years


1974

Susan P. Graber - Upon graduation Graber became an assistant attorney general for the New Mexico Bureau of Revenue where she continued until 1974


1975

Mack Easley - In 1975, Governor Jerry Apodaca appointed Easley to the New Mexico Supreme Court, where he was elected to a second term

 

Jimmie V. Reyna - Reyna received a B.A. from the University of Rochester in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1978


1980

As early as the 1980s, former Governor Toney Anaya proposed building a high-speed rail line connecting the two cities with New Mexico's major cities add something


1985

Clinton Adams - Adams received the Governor's *award for "Outstanding Contributions to the Arts of New Mexico" in 1985, and in 1993 he became a member of the National Academy of Design


1986

Rebecca Vigil-Giron - Vigil-Giron was first elected New Mexico Secretary of State in 1986 at age 31, becoming the highest ranking Hispanic woman statewide elected official in the country


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

"New Mexico: An Interpretive History", University of New Mexico Press 1988, , 221 pp, good introduction add something


1990

With a Native American population of 134,000 in 1990, New Mexico still ranks as an important center of Native American culture add something

 

Douglas A. Zembiec - He attended La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he was a New Mexico State high school wrestling champion in 1990 and 1991


1992

Ruth Hanna McCormick - Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992


1994

The highest temperature recorded in New Mexico was at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Loving on June 27, 1994, and the lowest recorded temperature is at Gavilan on February 1, 1951 add something


1995

Gary Johnson served as governor from 1995 to 2003 add something

 

Mapsco - In 1995, Mapsco acquired rights to publish El Paso, Ciudad Juárez and Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico streets guides - thereby expanding into New Mexico and Mexico


1998

Patrick Killen - In 1998 and 1999, Killen was an intern for New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, and later served as one of Johnson's political appointees on two separate boards and commissions

 

Rebecca Vigil-Giron - She was re-elected New Mexico Secretary of State in 1998 and served through 2006 when she was term-limited


1999

Patrick Killen - Killen had previously served in a similar position for Governor Johnson on the New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism from 1999 to 2001, and served as one of Johnson's designees on the New Mexico Legislative Teacher Merit Pay Task Force in 1999


2000

Due to its relatively low population, in combination with numerous federally funded research facilities, New Mexico had the highest concentration of PhD holders of any state in 2000 add something

 

In previous presidential elections, Al Gore carried the state in 2000; George W. Bush won New Mexico's five electoral votes in 2004, and the state's electoral votes were won by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in 2008, 2012, and 2016 add something

 

The highway traffic fatality rate was 1,9 fatalities per million miles traveled in 2000, the 13th highest rate among U.S. states add something

 

U.S. Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Table 1-9: Freight Railroads in New Mexico and the United States: 2000 ://www add something

 

Patrick Killen - During the 2000 election, Killen served as campaign manager for former State Senator Mickey D. Barnett during his successful bid for Republican National Committeeman from New Mexico, as well as campaign manager for New Mexico State Representative Joe Thompson


2001

Patrick Killen - Killen served as an executive assistant to two members of the New Mexico House of Representatives during the 2001 legislative session in Santa Fe, New Mexico , New Mexico

 

Miguel Antonio Otero (born 1859) - In July 2001, author Chuck Hornung take a break from his work researching a book on the New Mexico Mounted Police


2003

Rebecca Vigil-Giron - Vigil-Giron made New Mexico history in 2003, by becoming the first Secretary of State in New Mexico elected to three terms

 

PNM Resources - In May 2003, PNM Resources' utility subsidiary PNM was recognized by the American Wind Energy Association's Utility Leadership Award for PNM's role in creation of the New Mexico Wind Energy Center


2004

Patrick Killen - During the 2004 election, Killen served as campaign manager for Justine Fox Young's successful campaign for New Mexico House of Representatives and H. Diane Snyder's successful re-election campaign for New Mexico State Senate

 

University of New Mexico - New Mexico won the National title for Division I Skiing in 2004 defeating No. 1 ranked University of Denver

 

Hal Mumme - In December 2004 Mumme was named the head coach at Division I-A New Mexico State University, replacing Tony Samuel


2005

In the 2005 tax year, the average millage was about 26,47 for residential property, and 29,80 for non-residential property add something

 

Douglas Kent Hall - After being awarded the New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2005, the Museum of New Mexico Press published Hall's "In New Mexico Light", a compilation of his most enduring, compelling images taken over a forty-year time span


2006

Intel - During a sub-committee meeting of the New Mexico Environment Improvement Board, a resident claimed that Intel's own reports documented more than of VOCs were released in June and July 2006


2007

As of 2007, active-duty military salaries are exempt from state income tax add something

 

It was brought to national fame as the filming location for the movie "Wild Hogs" in 2007 add something

 

Martha Burk - Burk served as Senior Policy Advisor for Women's Issues to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson from 2007-2010, when he left office due to term limitations

 

Douglas Kent Hall - Writing about Hall's 2007 book "In New Mexico Light," Dave Gagon notes, "A filmmaker and poet, as well as a photographer, Hall has photographed and written about New Mexico's unique mix of places and people, a broad representation including ancient sites and Spanish churches, Indian ceremonial dances, portraits of artists and writers, viejos and vagabonds

 

Rocket launches began in April 2007 add something


2008

According to a 2008 survey by the Pew Research Center, the most common self-reported religious affiliation of New Mexico residents are mentioned in reference add something

 

New Mexico had been considered a swing state, whose population has favored both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates, but it became more of a Democratic stronghold after the presidential election of 2008 add something

 

Douglas Kent Hall - At the time of his sudden death in 2008, solo exhibitions of his photographs hung concurrently at the Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New_Mexico; the Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico , New Mexico; and the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

 

PNM Resources - In 2008, PNM sold New Mexico Gas to Continental Energy, a company backed by the private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg

 

Robert Duvall - In September 2008, he appeared on stage at a John McCain Sarah Palin rally in New Mexico.

 

Martin Sheen - Sheen initially endorsed New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, and helped raise funds for his campaign

 

Diane Denish - There was early speculation that Denish would run in the 2008 election for the New Mexico Senate seat vacated by Pete Domenici, but she ruled out running


2009

University of New Mexico - Due to these efforts, the University of New Mexico's grade on the College Sustainability Report Card 2009 improved from a "C" to a "B" according to the Sustainable Endowments Institute

 

On March 18, 2009, Governor Bill Richardson signed the law abolishing the death penalty in New Mexico following the assembly and senate vote the week before, thus becoming the 15th U.S. state to abolish the penalty add something

 

On major political issues, New Mexico abolished its death penalty statute, though not retroactively, effective July 1, 2009 add something


2010

Stephen P. Gordon - Also in 2010, Gordon co-organized an event to bring former Republican New Mexico governor Gary Johnson to Alabama for a speaking engagement

 

Georgia O'Keeffe - A new exhibit of O'Keeffe's works at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, New Mexico, which emphasizes her lesser-known abstract works, was on view from May 2010

 

Spencer V. Jones - In May 2010, he was called to begin a tenure as the president of the church's New Mexico Farmington, New Mexico Mission beginning in July 2010

 

Ernest Thompson Seton - The Seton Legacy Project organized a major exhibition on Seton opening at the New Mexico History Museum on May 23, 2010, the catalog published as "Ernest Thompson Seton: The Life and Legacy of an Artist and Conservationist" by David L. Witt


2011

Harrison Schmitt - In January, 2011, he was appointed as Secretary of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department in the cabinet of Governor Susana Martinez, but was forced to give up the appointment the following month after refusing to submit to a required background investigation


2012

Johnson served as a Republican, but in 2012 and 2016, he ran for President from the Libertarian Party add something

 

Fernando Espuelas - Council Brian Deese, Governor Buddy Roemer, Congressman Luis Gutierrez, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Obama "Car Czar" Steve Rattner, Bishop William Henry Willimon of the Methodist Church of Alabama, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, California Governor Jerry Brown, former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Party 2012 Presidential candidate Gary Johnson, candidate Meg

 

Kim Stanley - Inducted into the New Mexico Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2012

 

Slim Summerville - Inducted into the New Mexico Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2012

 

Jan Clayton - Inducted into the New Mexico Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2012

 

Rebecca Vigil-Giron - As of November 14, 2012 Vigil-Giron was cleared of wrongdoing and the charges against her were dropped by New Mexico District Judge Reed Sheppard, who ruled the state had taken too long in bringing the charges to trial


2013

Hal Mumme - On March 20, 2013, Hal Mumme was named to the coaching staff of SMU. He was most recently the head coach at McMurry University from 2009 to 2012, and has served as a head coach at Iowa Wesleyan, Valdosta State, Kentucky, Southeastern Louisiana and New Mexico State

 

Before December 2013, New Mexico law neither explicitly allowed nor prohibited same-sex marriage add something

 

In December 2013, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling directing all county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, thereby making New Mexico the 17th state to recognize same-sex marriage at the statewide level add something


2014

Rebecca Vigil-Giron - On April 17, 2014 the New Mexico Court of Appeals and on June 17, 2014 the New Mexico Supreme Court agreed and ruled that the case against Rebecca Vigil-Giron had to be dismissed


2016

The 2016 racial composition of the population was estimated to be: add something

 

University of New Mexico - The University of New Mexico School of Law is ranked by "USN&WR" in 2016 as tied for 71st in the country, with the Clinical Law program ranked 10th nationwide, while The School of Engineering was ranked tied for 85th

 

University of New Mexico - "USN&WR" in 2016 ranked the University of New Mexico School of Medicine tied for 35th in primary care and tied for 83rd in research, with the Rural Medicine residency program as 2nd best in the country and the Family Medicine residency program 10th


2018

Current Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales , were first elected in 2018 add something

 

The value slightly increased in 2018, and new legislation was passed to outline what funds are available per type of institution add something

 

Libertarian Party (United States) - Aubrey Dunn, Jr., the New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands, switched his voter registration from Republican to Libertarian in January, 2018

 

Libertarian Party (United States) - In January 2018, sitting New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands Aubrey Dunn Jr. changed party affiliation from Republican to the Libertarian Party, becoming the first Libertarian statewide officeholder in history

 

Albuquerque, New Mexico - On June 6, 2018, the United Soccer League announced its latest expansion club with USL New Mexico, headquartered in Albuquerque


2019

New Mexico United, based in Albuquerque, will begin play in the second tier of the American soccer pyramid, the USL Championship, in 2019 add something

 

The governor is Michelle Lujan Grisham , who succeeded Susana Martinez on January 1, 2019 after she served two terms as governor from 2011 to 2019 add something

 

Despite this, the state routinely ranks near the bottom in surveys of the quality of primary and secondary school education. and ordered that the governor and Legislature provide an adequate system by April 2019 add something