New Mexico Governor Vetoes Bills To Stop Incarcerating People For Certain Drug Offenses

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New Mexico has for decades led the nation around harm reduction policies that try to address substance use disorders without incarcerating people. Two different but related proposals to strengthen those protections were passed by the legislature but vetoed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D). Last week, Lujan Grisham vetoed two sentencing reform bills which could have stopped New Mexico from incarcerating…

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