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New York Times: Chemical Industry Courts Tom Udall

Paper reports Senate Democrats upset over the environmental champ's alleged bidding for industry

Local News The New York Times has published a story about an 'unlikely  alliance' between the chemical industry and New Mexico's Democratic US Senator Tom Udall, regarded as an environmental champion.

Friday, March 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

Councilor Maestas Recused From Mini Vote

Opposition to the bill that would ban the sale of alcohol bottles 8 ounces or less dwindles

Local News City Councilor Joseph Maestas will recuse himself from voting on a bill that would ban the sale of miniature liquor bottles in Santa Fe because his family business owns a liquor license for sale, a reversal fro...

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Justin Horwath

Right To Work Suffers Setback

Motion to blast bill to Senate floor fails

Local News The so-called "right to work" bill suffered a major setback today after a failed attempt by Republican state senators to bypass committees and hear the measure on the Senate floor.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Joey Peters

Obamacare Enrollment Extended

Those without insurance can register from March 15—April 30

Local News  Uninsured New Mexicans who missed out on enrolling in health coverage this year are in luck.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Joey Peters

New Old Harvest

Hemp legislation moves forward with relative ease

Local News New Mexico farmers would be able to conduct university-approved research and development on hemp crops under a bill making its way through the state Legislature. Advocates say hemp crops should be separated f...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Joey Peters

Write On

Should cursive make a comeback?

Local News While many public schools have dropped cursive as a required subject from curriculums due to society’s shift to computers and technology, it’s not as obsolete as some might think.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Zoe Baillargeon

Morning Word: Tests Go On Despite Protests

Diné Nation upset with New York fashion designers

Local News Less than a dozen Santa Fe students walked out of class in protest on the first day of PARCC testing.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

SFR v Susana Martinez: Private Accounts

Judge says records custodian searches do not appear adequate

Local News One argument stood out in the otherwise routine briefing: That the doctrine of unclean hands prevents SFR from "profiting from its own illegal or inequitable activity through an award of equ...

Monday, March 2, 2015 Justin Horwath

More Than Meets The Eye?

Bill that bans late-term abortions also allows pharmacists to object giving out certain medication

Local News A bill that would ban abortions after a fetus reaches 20 weeks of gestation got predicted opposition from Democrats before passing the House Judiciary Committee—but not for the usual reasons. 

Friday, February 27, 2015 Joey Peters

Embattled Charter School Administrator Weighed in on Veto

Under fire for a percieved conflict of interst, charter leader writes scathing letter urging action that governor later took

Local News The former administrator of an Albuquerque charter school being investigated by the FBI may have influenced the governor's veto of legislation that would have brought more regulations to charter schools.

Friday, February 27, 2015 Joey Peters
 
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