March 6, 2015

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Can New Mexico Lead US Relations With Cuba?

State Rep. Miguel Garcia wants to establish Cuban Trade Office

One state lawmaker wants New Mexico to take immediate advantage of the United States' opening relations with Cuba.

Friday, March 6, 2015 Joey Peters

New York Times: Chemical Industry Courts Tom Udall

Paper reports Senate Democrats upset over the environmental champ's alleged bidding for industry

The New York Times has published a story about an 'unlikely  alliance' between the chemical industry and New Mexico's Democratic US Senator Tom Udall, regarded as an environmental champion.

Friday, March 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

This Weekend

Fun for First Friday

Take in art at SFUAD and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, check out a workshop for coffee connoisseurs and punk meets metal at The Underground.

Friday, March 6, 2015 SFR

Morning Word: Coal Strip Mine Expansion Halted

Federal judges cites health concerns

U.S. District Judge John L. Kane ruled that the proposed expansion of 714 acres at the 13,000-acre Navajo Mine violates the National Environmental Policy Act

Friday, March 6, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Councilor Maestas Recused From Mini Vote

Opposition to the bill that would ban the sale of alcohol bottles 8 ounces or less dwindles

City Councilor Joseph Maestas will recuse himself from voting on a bill that would ban the sale of miniature liquor bottles in Santa Fe because his family business owns a liquor license for sale, a reversal fro...

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Justin Horwath

Right To Work Suffers Setback

Motion to blast bill to Senate floor fails

The so-called "right to work" bill suffered a major setback today after a failed attempt by Republican state senators to bypass committees and hear the measure on the Senate floor.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: SolarCity to Compete with PNM

Land commissioner and others accused of ethics violations

Elon Musk says SolarCity has set its sights on expanding the number of homes in New Mexico outfitted with solar panels.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Obamacare Enrollment Extended

Those without insurance can register from March 15—April 30

 Uninsured New Mexicans who missed out on enrolling in health coverage this year are in luck.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Pearce Votes Against Funding Homeland Security

Supreme Court reconsiders Obamacare

A tense three-month show down over immigration reform is over. The US House of Representatives passes a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Something Strange in Your Neighborhood?

Call John Lorenzen

“Santa Fe is one of the most haunted cities and there are more ghosts here per acre than in any other city in the country,” Santa Fe Hauntings’ John Lorenzen tells SFR.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Alex De Vore