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Rick May Headed Back To DC

The former New Mexico cabinet secretary will be staff director for the US House Budget Committee

Local News  Rick May, the former New Mexico cabinet secretary who had a public falling out with Gov. Susana Martinez, is headed back to Washington DC to work on the federal budget.

Friday, November 21, 2014 Joey Peters

State Gets Green Light for Gila Decision

Judge says petitioner in open meetings case has to pay $62 million bond to keep restraining order in place

Local News A District Court judge in Santa Fe has lifted a temporary restraining order against the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. 

Friday, November 21, 2014 Laura Paskus

Middle Ground

For some, president's immigration changes are good; for others, not good enough

Local News For immigrants like Cinthya Chavez and Ivan Jimenez, who live and work in Santa Fe, President Barack Obama’s executive decision to protect millions of people from deportation couldn’t have come fa

Friday, November 21, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Slow Burn

Enforcing the city's new marijuana decriminalization law is taking forever

Local News More than two months after City Council approved decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, the new ordinance still isn't being fully enforced.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Joey Peters

Money Machine

In Congress, Rep Ben Ray Luján has sought to stifle big-money influence on elections. In politics, he takes helm at multimillion dollar PAC

Local News As the head of the DCCC, New Mexico's US Rep Lujan has now become in integral cog in the modern-day election money machine that raises and spends millions of dollars to influence your vote.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Justin Horwath

Four More Years

Projections show New Mexico's workforce recovering to pre-recession levels in 2018

Local News New Mexico needs another four years to recover to pre-Great Recession employment levels, according to state Workforce Solutions projections.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Joey Peters

Ride Sharing Arrives in Santa Fe

Despite controversy with PRC and local cab operator, Uber makes surprise launch with mayor's support

Local News The ride-sharing taxi alternative Uber made a surprise launch in Santa Fe today, giving a lift to Mayor Javier Gonzales from the Plaza as its “Rider Zero.”

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 SFR

Liberating Liberia

Getting beyond its reputation for Ebola, there's more to Liberia's tale

Local News With the Ebola crisis so much in the news these days and the emphasis on fear-mongering and the virulent nature of the virus, it is a bit surprising that so little is being written or broadcast in the United ...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Jack Kolkmeyer

King Hemp

Could marijuana’s non-psychoactive counterpart be the next cash crop?

Local News Doug Fine believes that hemp will save humanity.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

Public Power

Santa Fe councilors to debate public utility ordinance as soon as December

Local News Santa Fe City councilors could debate an ordinance that would create a publicly owned power company as soon as next month, says Councilor Peter Ives, the measure's sponsor.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Justin Horwath
 
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