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 working his beat plainclothes today, and his vehicle is unmarked. The two boys don’t know he’s watching them.
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 legislative session this Tuesday, Jan. 15.
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 those issues—and in some cases (but not all), that’s a good thing.
State Rep. W Kenneth Martinez, who is poised to become the second most powerful official in New Mexico next Tuesday, loves watching football games, especially when his youngest son, Agustin “Tino” Martinez, is on the field.