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Senate Richard Martinez Helps Appropriate Funds to Help Courts

by Staff Reporter / Jan 25, 2017 / 0 comments

Senate Richard Martinez Helps Appropriate Funds to Help Courts

Santa Fe – Wednesday, Jan 25, the New Mexico State Senate voted to appropriate funding needed to prevent judicial court closures and to ensure that New Mexico court system can meet its constitutional obligations.

One NM Releases ‘How We Make A Better New Mexico’

by Staff Reporter / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

One NM Releases ‘How We Make A Better New Mexico’

SANTA FE – Monday, January 23, One New Mexico, a state-based non-profit committed to creating a better future for all New Mexicans, released “a plan for a better New Mexico.” The booklet contains specific recommendations for job creation, critical investments in New Mexico’s people and strategic upgrades in the state’s infrastructure as the way to respond to the budget and jobs crises currently holding the state back.

Healthcare

by Kirsten / Jan 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Over the past six years 129,000 previously uninsured people across New Mexico have taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to secure health insurance for themselves and their families.  

Pat Chavez Runs For School Board

by Kirsten / Jan 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Whether it’s a one-on-one interview, an on-air radio interview on KDCE or listening to what parents and students at the Española Public Schools (EPS) are suggesting to improve schools, District 3 Española School Board Candidate Pat Chavez’s message is crystal clear.

Local Lawmakers at the Roundhouse

by Kirsten / Jan 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Local House members saw some major changes in the first day. The Democrats retook the majority in the House in the November election meaning they are back in charge.

Legislative Session Begins

by Kirsten / Jan 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Starting the seventh year of her eight year term, New Mexico’s Republican Gov. Susana Martinez called for much the same medicine she has prescribed all along: lower taxes, fewer regulations, more schooling choices and accountability and better tools for the courts and law enforcement to fight drunk driving and crime.

Bandelier & National Parks Announce 10 Fee-Free Days in 2017

by Staff Reporter / Jan 10, 2017 / 0 comments
Photo courtesy NPS. Frijoles Canyon in Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier & National Parks Announce 10 Fee-Free Days in 2017

Legislature Tries Again To Create Ethics Board

by Staff Reporter / Jan 10, 2017 / 0 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 / 0 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 / 0 comments

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

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