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Nurses Will Withdraw Strike Notice as Union Vote Nears

But top union delegates representing Christus St. Vincent caregivers also want union members to vote down the hospital's latest contract offer

Local News The union representing Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center caregivers notified the hospital that it will withdraw its notice of a strike while top union delegates are encouraging members to r

Saturday, July 26, 2014 Justin Horwath

Updated: Nurses Rally As Labor Negotiations Continue

July 31 is the deadline for the expiration of a contract that covers Christus St. Vincent nurses.

Local News Members of a labor union representing Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center caregivers rallied political support at a Thursday night gathering as the possibility of a strike approaches. 

Friday, July 25, 2014 Justin Horwath

Dead Heat?

Local News  A national poll putting the race between incumbent Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and Democratic Party challenger Gary King at a dead heat is making waves this week in the state's political landscape.

Friday, July 25, 2014 Joey Peters

What happened at WIPP?

State legislators look for answers about leak in underground facility

Local News What do the OJ Simpson murder trial and a nuclear waste leak in southern New Mexico have in common? A single glove. 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Julie Ann Grimm

Nurses Strike Threat Sneaks Up

Labor talks between Christus St. Vincent management and nurses' union were relativley silent—until now

Local News For months, labor negotiations between the union that represents Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center caregivers and the hospital's management have been shrouded in silence. That silence is s

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Justin Horwath

Not criminal but not legal?

Ballot initiative on city pot rules could leave enforcement options

Local News Marsha Garcia and three others canvassed last week for a citywide ballot initiative to lessen the city’s penalties for small possession of marijuana.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Joey Peters

Speech Lockdown

Is Corrections Department policy about social media a constitutional violation?

Local News The New Mexico Department of Corrections is rethinking its social media and internet access policy for thousands of inmates after being warned that it likely violates constitutional rights to free speech.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Health Department Eases Proposed Medical Pot Rules

The state may backtrack on controversial new medical marijuana regulations

Local News Patients and producers appear to have made strides in their objections to rule controversial rule changes proposed for the state's Medical Cannabis Program.

Monday, July 21, 2014 Joey Peters

Strike Possible After Nurse Union Committee Rejects Hospital Offer

Union nurses with Christus St. Vincent plan vote for Sunday

Local News An 11-member negotiating committee representing a nurse union voted unanimously to reject a final contract proposal from Christus St. Vincent management, possibly provoking a strike by local nurses.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 Justin Horwath

Green Peace

Local News As of press time, the Reducing Marijuana Penalties initiative was on track to submit required signatures to launch a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe this fall.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Joey Peters
 
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