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Legislature Tries Again To Create Ethics Board

by Staff Reporter / Jan 10, 2017 / comments

Legislature Tries Again To Create Ethics Board  

Staff Report

SANTA FE ― Monday, State Sen. Daniel A. Ivey-Soto (D-Albuquerque) pre-filed Senate Bill 72, the Public Accountability Act, which will significantly strengthen ethics enforcement across state and local government. 

If passed and signed by the Governor, the legislation would create a venue for the public to bring forward ethical concerns related to the conduct of public officials and the management of public dollars.

Efforts to create an ethics panel, board or commission have been attempted in the Legislature several times over the last ten years,

El Dia de Los Tres Reyes Magos

by Kirsten / Jan 04, 2017 / comments

Throughout New Mexico and in some Spanish-speaking countries, “El Dia de Los Tres Reyes Magos” (Three Kings Day) is celebrated on Jan. 6 and has more significance than Christmas Day. 

New Mexico's 105th Birthday

by Kirsten / Jan 04, 2017 / comments

Americans often confuse New Mexico, a state with unparalleled history, culture and beauty, as being a foreign country.

Operation Holiday Home Protection

by Carol Clark / Jan 03, 2017 / comments

Operation Holiday Home Protection 

Submitted by Carol A. Clark 

From the Office of the Attorney General:

ALBUQUERQUE – Anyone facing foreclosure or finding it hard to make their mortgage payments, Keep Your Home New Mexico, a program run by the Office of the Attorney General may be able to help.

Governor On Targeted Law Enforcement Operation To Find And Arrest Drunk Drivers Avoiding Justice

by Staff Reporter / Dec 30, 2016 / comments

Governor On Targeted Law Enforcement Operation To Find And Arrest Drunk Drivers Avoiding Justice

SANTA FE ― Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednseday that State Police will be conducting a targeted law enforcement operation every three months next year to find and arrest drunk drivers who fail to show up to court.

BLM Announces Call For Nominations To Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board

by Staff Reporter / Dec 30, 2016 / comments

BLM Announces Call For Nominations To Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board

Governor Releases TV Ads To Fight Drunk Driving

by Staff Reporter / Dec 28, 2016 / comments

Governor Releases TV Ads To Fight Drunk Driving

Staff Report 

New Mexico To See Push For Minimum Wage Increase In 2017

by Carol Clark / Dec 28, 2016 / comments

New Mexico To See Push For Minimum Wage Increase In 2017

Submitted by Carol A. Clark 

ALBUQUERQUE – As momentum for higher wages and the call for a $15 minimum wage grows across the nation, working families in New Mexico will see some increases in their state’s minimum wage in 2017.

State Police Checkpoints & Saturation Patrols In January

by Staff Reporter / Dec 26, 2016 / comments

State Police Checkpoints & Saturation Patrols In January

STATEWIDE -- State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols and Registration, Insurance and Drivers' License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of January 2017.

First Big Winter Storm Warning Of The Season

by Staff Reporter / Dec 15, 2016 / comments

 

First Big Winter Storm Warning Of The Season

Staff Report

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a winter storm warning for northern New Mexico for a storm event that is expected to affect the area from early Friday morning through Saturday morning. 

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