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Big Picture

SFR's Weekly Matrix

Local News Check out the sexy version of SFR's weekly matrix--a Love & Sex issue special!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Wren Abbott

Money Games

Republicans and Democrats tussle over new revenues

Local News Paul Singdahlsen has been a state employee for 18 years. Each day, he helps with maintenance work on art pieces and exhibits for the Department of Cultural Affairs. But only in the past four years has he begun ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Joey Peters

Hazy Future

PNM squares off against the EPA’s new haze rules

Local News Do New Mexicans deserve low-cost electricity or clear skies? That question lies at the heart of the latest dust-up between federal regulators and the Public Service Company of New Mexico.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Tom Ribe

Big Picture

A More Perfect PRC

Local News Long before Jerome Block Jr.’s third arrest for violating the conditions of his drug court program, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission had problems. In 2007, former Commissioner David King was convic...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Making the Law

On this session’s agenda: PRC reform, budget bills and “citizen lobbying”

Local News Before learning the ins and outs of lobbying, Rainy Upton didn’t realize how difficult it could be.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Joey Peters

Big Picture

Taxonomy: Who wants a tax cut?

Local News On Jan. 5, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez proudly announced—per her press release—that the state’s “fiscal house is back in order.” She also introduced her budget proposal for fiscal year 2013, trump...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Now Hiring?

Vacancies at the NM Department of Health raise concerns

Local News As a sizable number of positions in the Department of Health remain unfilled, critics say they’re empty for a reason.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Joey Peters

Tense Talks

Organized labor accuses the state of subtle union busting

Local News To the three public employee unions currently negotiating new state contracts, the state’s offers are nothing more than the governor’s latest sneer toward organized labor.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Joey Peters

Department of Help

Former employees say vacancy and intimidation overwhelm DOH

Local News When Andrea Alano submitted her resignation to the Medical Cannabis Program in late November, she was the last of the program’s permanent staffers to resign.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Joey Peters
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Wren Abbott
 
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