NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto has resigned as Chair of the Senate Rules Committee. This comes amid allegations of sexual harassment.

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The Senator sent a letter to the Senate Pro Tem President, Mimi Stewart. In the letter he says the ongoing investigation was becoming a distraction that is overshadowing his work and the work of the senate. The committee was scheduled for a meeting Thursday at 4 p.m. That meeting has now been canceled.