Aug. 29, 2015
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Mr. Mayor

Javier Gonzales is looking outside City Hall to unify Santa Fe, but his house remains divided

Features Just after taking over the top job in City Hall more than a year ago, Javier Gonzales rearranged the mayor’s office, clearing out the clutter of his predecessor, David Coss.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Justin Horwath

NM Behavioral Health Shakeup Goes Federal

Local News Members or representatives of the state’s entire congressional delegation say they met on April 30 with US Health and Human Services Department Secretary Sylvia Burwell to express concerns about a service sh...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

Uber Infiltration

App-based ride-sharing program delivers with fewer rules than cab companies

Local News The Uber driver’s Ford Fusion appeared at the house before we were ready to leave—exactly six minutes after we summoned a lift from the ride-sharing service’s mobile phone app.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

Christus St. Vincent Administration Won't Participate in Study Committee

The committee's purpose was to bring the community together about the impact of healthcare reform

Local News Administrators with Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center have declined to participate in a study group established by city councilors last year whose purpose is to bring the community together to talk a...

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Justin Horwath

Councilors Pass Fee on Paper Bags

Some still doubt the ten-cent fee on paper bags seeks to shift consumer behavior

Local News Retailers in Santa Fe will soon start charging a ten-cent fee for each paper bag provided to customers. By a 7-2 vote, city councilors approved a bill that will clear the way for City Hall to start collect...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Justin Horwath

Go Fluoridate

Local News Fluoride levels in Santa Fe’s water supply are currently slightly below newly recommended levels issued by the federal government as well as levels outlined in city law, a city official tells SFR.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Justin Horwath

Sight-Doing over Sight-Seeing

At Santa Fe Convention Center, Gov. Martinez touts statewide tourism campaign

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez told a group of tourism industry bigwigs on April 28 at the Santa Fe Convention Center that they have a “partner in the governor’s office” to increase funding for programs s

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Justin Horwath

Nurse Union Alleges Retaliation, Noncompliance

Union press conference on City Hall's lawn reignites tensions between Christus St. Vincent's and its employees

Local News Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center retaliated against a top union nurse and has been breaking its agreement on nurse staffing levels, officials with the New Mexico chapter of National Union of Hospita...

Friday, April 24, 2015 Justin Horwath

Reports: Native Actors Walk Off Adam Sandler Movie Set

The movie was being filmed in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Local News The Indian Country Today Media Network reports that "approximately a dozen" Native American actors and actresses walked off the Las Vegas, New Mexico set of an Adam Sandler film, The Ridiculous Six, i...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 Justin Horwath

Spending Spree

Pressured to donate to domestic violence charity, Martinez gave last campaign cash to pals

Local News Legislative Democrats allege one of the final acts of Republican Susana Martinez’ gubernatorial campaign last year was lying to the public.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Justin Horwath
 
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