Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Susan Montoya Bryan at 505-822-9022 or

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain.

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—Immigration Raids-Fact Check, new

—Ethics Board-Santa Fe County, new



ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Weeks after the election of Donald Trump, some minority women are turning their fears into action by joining hundreds, possibly thousands of women of color, who are actively considering a run for office. By Russell Contreras and Deepti Hajela. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.


SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers are considering new requirements at correctional facilities that help promote the breastfeeding of infants by incarcerated mothers. The bill from Republican Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes and Democratic Sen. Michael Padilla is scheduled for its first committee hearing Monday. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words. Developing from hearing.



ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said the nation's immigration enforcement policies should distinguish between the "various situations" of people living in the country illegally. In an interview with the Albuquerque Journal (, Martinez warned against allowing harsh rhetoric to get ahead of policymaking that should treat "multiple problems" in immigration policy with "multiple answers." SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


LOS ANGELES — Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates cited what they call heavy-handed raids in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Texas and North Carolina and elsewhere. Yet officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency conducting the raids, say the efforts are business as usual — no different than what happened on a regular basis during the Obama years. So which is it? By Amy Taxin and Alicia A. Caldwell. SENT: 1,020 words, photos.


— DRUNKEN DRIVING-LAWSUIT — A survivor in a 2015 drunken driving crash in Albuquerque that killed three people has filed a lawsuit against a man serving a prison sentence for the deadly collision.

— RESERVE OFFICER SHOOTING — Authorities say a reserve police officer from New Mexico was arrested after a shooting in Eugene, Oregon.

— NAVAJO COAL PLANT — Owners of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona are expected to vote on its future, considering options that include a possible closure within a few years.

— ETHICS BOARD-SANTA FE COUNTY — A 7-year-old ethics board set up in Santa Fe County in response to a bribery scandal has never been asked to investigate a complaint against a public official or volunteer.


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