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Dumb and Dumber

Most politicians dumb down their speeches. Not Susana

Local News Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez kicked off the 2013 legislative session with her third “State of the State” speech. Many of the themes were so familiar—education, jobs, taxes, etc.—that SFR decided to c...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Alexa Schirtzinger

Fetal Position

A woman’s “right to know,” or anti-abortion propaganda?

Local News Forty years after Roe v. Wade, abortion rights advocates across the state are planning to celebrate the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court ruling this week.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Joey Peters

Cops and Robbers

On the beat with Santa Fe PD

Local News On a recent Friday afternoon, Santa Fe Police Department Officer Jeff Worth spots two teenage boys, both wearing hoodies, nervously looking around as they walk outside the Target on Zafarano Drive. Worth is wor...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Justin Horwath

Fighting Back!

The state pulled Richard Rubin’s license for “prescribing” medical marijuana—but Rubin says he’s been wrongly accused

Local News Richard Rubin remembers last May like it was yesterday. That’s when the New Mexico Medical Board declared him an immediate danger to the public.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Opening Day

As the New Mexico Legislature kicked off its session, various New Mexicans made their voices heard

Local News Idle No More, the international protest movement aimed at restoring the rights of indigenous peoples including Native Americans, staged a protests and silent round dance at the Roundhouse on opening day of the ...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Enrique Limón

Legislative Twitterati

Your guide to the people and hashtags to follow for legislative session updates

Local News Hashtag: The definitive hashtag for all things legislative, #nmleg includes posts by state lawmakers, lobbyists, reporters and gadflies.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Alexa Schirtzinger

How To Storm the Session Like a Pro

Local Politics for Dummiez

Local News Visiting New Mexico’s state capitol during a legislative session can be daunting, especially for the uninitiated.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Matthew Reichbach

Good, Bad & Ugly

A few of the best, worst and just plain weird bills you’ll see this session

Local News By now, you’re probably familiar with the big issues—jobs, education reform, tax reform, campaign finance, the state budget, etc. But many state lawmakers have filed bills that have nothing to do with thos...

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Alexa Schirtzinger

Band-Aid or Big Fix?

Several of the bills likely to come up this session attempt to deal with scandals or problems that surfaced in 2012. Whether they’ll work is an open question

Local News After eight years and more than $200 million, Spaceport America still hasn’t taken off.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Joey Peters

Of Big Money and Private Emails

In the aftermath of Emailgate and New Mexico’s most expensive election, will new laws change the game?

Local News If government is truly to be for, by and of the people, then we should know what’s going on—and several lawmakers are trying to make sure that happens.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Justin Horwath
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