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Access Peak

How United Healthcare bought access to the governor, won lucrative contracts with New Mexico and avoided scrutiny in the behavioral health care shakeup

Features During the heat of her first gubernatorial campaign, Susana Martinez used what would turn out to be, in many ways, a prophetic phrase.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

Mining Double Standard

News Briefs The lawsuit asks the federal court to rule that the county and agency violated federal antitrust laws for mining and selling the basalt.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

Bag Fee Passes Finance Committee

City attorney maintains 10-cent charge no longer an illegal tax

Local News A proposal by District 2 Councilor Peter Ives and District 1 Councilor Sig Lindell to charge a ten-cent fee with the use of each paper bag passed the Finance Committee by a narrow 3-2 vote.

Monday, March 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

UPDATED: Santa Fe County Balks at Gov.'s Request on New Senator

Motion passes to take applications for Senate District 39 seat by Wednesday and consider them on Friday

Local News In an emergency meeting that many critics saw as a violation of the state's sunshine laws, the Santa Fe County Commission rejected Republican Gov. Susana Martinez' request to immediately name a replacement for ...

Sunday, March 15, 2015 Justin Horwath

Behavioral Health Shakeup Bill Lands in GOP House

Legislation seeks to give providers of mental health more protections from Medicaid fraud allegations by state

Local News A bill that seeks to give providers of Medicaid services more protections avenue in exonerating themselves when the state accuses them of defrauding the Medicaid program is in front of a Republican-controlle...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 Justin Horwath

Full Recovery

Bill inspired by ‘Casanova con man’ case seeks more victims rights, but doesn't do much for white-collar crime victims

Local News In the context of a criminal case, “victim” is a word with strong legal muscle in New Mexico—stronger than in many states.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Justin Horwath

Duran, Oliver Tension Plays out at Roundhouse

Former secretary of state contenders at odds over advisory question bill

Local News Tension between the two former secretary of state candidates played out in a state House committee hearing over a bill that seeks to give New Mexico's top elections administrator more authority over what goes o...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Justin Horwath

Appeals Court Gives Anti-Wi-Fi Activist Win, Loss in Ruling

Three-judge panel upholds district court ruling against Arthur Firstenberg

Local News A three-judge panel with the state's Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court's ruling against Santa Fe anti-Wi-Fi activist Arthur Firstenberg.

Monday, March 9, 2015 Justin Horwath

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
 
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