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AG’s Office struggles to recover funds after Medicaid fraud

Local News Two months ago, Attorney General Gary King indicted Joseph and Catherine Hernandez of Medicaid fraud with charges that would require them to pay around $78,600 back to the state.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Joey Peters

Outsourced

New Mexico is sending millions of dollars’ worth of public education contract money out of state

Local News When Gov. Susana Martinez gave her first State of the State address on Jan. 1, 2011, she emphasized two priorities: improving education and keeping businesses in New Mexico. But SFR has found that, in the 15 mo...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Wren Abbott

Arizona Lite

Immigration measures have brought chaos and little else

Local News Seven days after her election as the nation’s first Latina governor, Susana Martinez, who had campaigned tough on immigration, said she would not seek an Arizona-style immigration law.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Joey Peters

Giant in the Dark

A secret tape reveals how the governor’s top staffer runs government

Local News It was Oct. 14, 2011, and Keith Gardner was tired. As Gov. Susana Martinez’ chief of staff, Gardner is arguably the second most powerful person in state government.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Justin Horwath, Joey Peters

Nuts to Butts

controversial prisoner shakedowns could leave taxpayers on the hook for damages

Features A series of skulls is tattooed across John Oates’ penis.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Silver Bullet?

Advocates say moving ex-offenders onto Medicaid rolls could reduce overdoses and recidivism—all while saving money

Local News Evelyn Ruiz needed to find a place to live. Walking out of prison in 2011, she was 26 years old—a shy, softspoken young woman struggling to overcome a meth addiction.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Elliott Teller

Pride in Limbo

The legal confusion about same-sex marriage

Local News Last week, Santa Fe City Attorney Geno Zamora made headlines by announcing that same-sex marriage is legal in New Mexico, and urging county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Joey Peters

Two Susanas

Gov. Martinez’ immigration policy depends on who’s listening

Local News When it comes to immigration issues, Gov. Susana Martinez has two different reputations.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Justin Horwath

Vote No

Secretary of State opposes bill that would streamline voting process

Local News On Election Day last year, former Albuquerque resident Naty Posada left work early to vote in her new hometown, Chaparral, expecting the usual 30-minute wait before getting home to her kids. Instead, she spent ...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Joey Peters

Laws of Nature

Environmental bills in the 2013 legislative session

Living Green This year, state lawmakers put renewed energy behind both pro- and anti-environment bills—and in the waning days of the 2013 legislative session (which ends March 16), several key measures are still wending t...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Sterling Fluharty
 
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