What is wrong with the leadership of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative? Does the JMEC Board’s leadership have the right credentials to lead or manage a “public utility” corporation? Are the current Cooperatives electric rates accurate for over 30,000 customers?
This November, voters will have the opportunity to decide the future of the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), which is commonly known in our communities as The Blue Bus. This ballot question deserves attention from all voters.
For the past 30 years, I have worked statewide and locally to address natural resource issues such as land use, water planning, forest planning and transit. Throughout the 1990s, transit was a pressing issue for Santa Fe and the surrounding communities. When I traveled the state, officials from all corners of the state were focused on transit. That is largely because transit is a regional issue for many communities.
The fact that we are living with an opioid epidemic in this country, in this state, and in the Española Valley is not news to anyone reading this letter—we have all been impacted in some way by this epidemic...