New Mexico (Spanish: Nuevo México, Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the southwestern United States. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado and Arizona; its other neighboring states are Oklahoma to the northeast, Texas to the east-southeast and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest. With a population of approximately two million, New Mexico is the 36th most populous state. With a total area of 314,900 km², it is the fifth-largest and sixth least densely populated of the 50 states. Its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, while its largest city is Albuquerque. Due to its geographic location, northern and eastern New Mexico exhibits a colder, alpine climate while western and southern New Mexico exhibits a warmer, arid climate.
Geographical type: Territory
Latitude: 34° N — Longitude: 106° W
Area: 315,194 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: US-NM
Measures of Freedom
2014: Overall rank: 30, fiscal policy rank: 42, regulatory policy rank: 38, personal freedom rank: 1, economic freedom rank: 39
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 152
Comments on an amendment to Arizona's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), about discrimination by non-government individuals or groups; revised version of "We Can Oppose Bigotry without the Politicians" (28 Feb 2014)
Topics discussed include: drugs, why he stopped smoking marijuana, drug legalization, school vouchers, charter schools, road building and tax cuts
Discusses Johnson's stand on legalizing heroin and marijuana (and why he chose not to delve on the former), the impact he had in New Mexico by raising the issues and what he planned to do after he left office (climb Mt. Everest)
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