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Show Me at Least Some of the Money

Election finance changes target definitions but don’t curb influence

Local News In the dog-and-pony show that elections can become, campaign financing illuminates who might be holding the leashes and reins.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Toss It Right Here

Recycling program adds to plastics collected, expects revenue

Local News Residents throughout Santa Fe County can now toss a lot more materials in the recycling bin, effective immediately, as the Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency has entered into a contract with Albuquerque-bas...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Under the Table

Santa Fe City Council to explore expanding licenses for short-term rentals

Local News The Santa Fe City Council is looking into the possibilities of tweaking its short-term rental ordinance, expanding the number of licenses in hopes of reining in those who are breaking the law by renting in the ...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Raising Children by Supporting Families

Fighting poverty may require working with parents on income, job training and parenting skills

Local News New Mexico’s children continue to be some of the most impoverished in the nation, but fixing the trend will require a multigenerational approach that takes more into account than school test scores and teen b...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Rally for Fair Pay

Dozens of protesters claim pair of Santa Fe restaurants not paying minimum wage

Local News Dozens of protesters accused a pair of Santa Fe restaurants of wage theft on Friday as they carried signs and chanted through megaphones, and in one case, police officers were summoned to the scene, but there w...

Friday, July 17, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Bombs Away

Investigation finds that though president says he wants a world without nuclear bombs, we’re still building them

Local News The US nuclear arsenal is headed toward more, not fewer, options for nuclear combat, an investigation of ongoing development, the congressional forces and lobbyists that lead to its funding, and the Obama nucle...

Friday, July 17, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Shops for Sale

Sanbusco Market Center near Railyard to be auctioned off

Local News The Sanbusco Market Center, at 500 and 560 Montezuma Avenue, near the Railyard 88,712 square feet will be up for auction beginning August 17 on Auction.com, for a starting bid of $1.7 million.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Trash Hauler Lovefest

County might require trash haulers to provide recycling services

Local News Don’t mess with our trash haulers. We like them. Even in the absence of recycling pickup.That was pretty much the general consensus of thousands of residents in a series of community meetings in May.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Reversing Course

Governor says state will release identities of medical cannabis producers

Local News New Mexico’s governor is apparently rolling over a medical cannabis secrecy stance before the state even begins to try to defend a lawsuit pushing for the release of information about those issued licenses to...

Thursday, July 16, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm


Local News The city of Santa Fe says it’s making inroads in reaching out to the lower-income communities on Santa Fe’s Southside, enlightening residents about their housing rights through a Spanish-language comic book...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Thomas Ragan
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