Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 12:42 pm (Updated: March 17, 2:04 pm)
By Barry Massey and Jeri Clausing
The Associated Press
SANTA FE — New Mexico lawmakers wrapped up their work Saturday by rushing through a last-minute package of business tax cuts supported by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez to encourage economic development.
By approving the tax measure, the Democratic-controlled Legislature averted a possible special session later this year. The governor said she would sign the tax cuts as well as a $5.9 billion state budget she previously had threatened to veto.
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