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Morning Word, 02-15-13

The House vs. Senate basketball game isn’t until March 1 — but the House once again won the battle of how many bills were introduced in the 2013 legislation.

Thursday was the final day for legislators to introduce legislation — which always means a flurry of activity in the introduction of legislation portion of the floor session.

Alex Goldsmith tweeted the final score — 675 bills for the House and 641 for the Senate.

The House has the obvious advantage in the bill introduction game; there are 70 members of the House to 42 members of the Senate.

The House wins this round — but they can take on each other on the basketball court on March 1. That time, at least, it is for charity.

On to the Word:

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Matthew Reichbach has blogged about New Mexico politics since 2006. Matthew was a co-founder of New Mexico FBIHOP with his brother and part of the original hirings at the groundbreaking website the New Mexico Independent. Matthew has covered events such as the Democratic National Convention and Netroots Nation. In addition to politics, Matthew is an avid sports fan, especially of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and TV fan.

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