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Thu March 19, 2009
Governor Richardson Signs Bill to Repeal Death Penalty
By Evan Woodward
Las Cruces, NM – Wednesday Governor Bill Richardson signed legislation to repeal the death penalty in New Mexico, calling it the "toughest decision" of his political career. As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports, House Bill 285 abolishes the death penalty in the state, replacing it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.