1
Gov. Bill Richardson says raising taxes is inevitable.
Apparently so is wasting time.

2
New Mexico Lottery Board adds the Mega Millions to its game roster.
And people say there’s no economic development here.

3
Former Republican US Rep. Heather Wilson says she won’t run for New Mexico governor.
And yet we still have to have an election.

4
Lawmakers call New Mexico’s float in Tournament of Roses a waste of money.
Party poopers! Can’t folks use it as temporary housing after the parade?

5
Budget-cutting state bill would release more than 600 inmates early.
How many of them used to be elected officials?

6
State Republican chairman says governor and lt. gov. should use donations from indicted financiers to investigate political corruption.
There’s a fund that would be recession-proof.

7
Economists pessimistic about recovery in Santa Fe.
Criminal defense attorneys, however, say things are looking up.