The market is up, the market is down, but that’s the least of worries for the New Mexico State Investment Council. Steven Moise, 65, is now charged with restoring the SIC’s reputation and growing its $14 billion portfolio.
“YOUR VOTE IS SAFE & SECRET! Despite what you may have been told, no one can find out who you vote for—not even an elected official. If anyone tells you otherwise, please call our campaign hotline…”
The statement above, from Carl Trujillo’s campaign literature, raises more questions than it answers.
On May 11, 1st District Judge Raymond Ortiz issued a temporary restraining order against several employees and executives of RainbowVision Properties, the retirement community for gays and lesbians that opened four years ago with accolades from Gov. Bill Richardson and Santa Fe Mayor David Coss.
Even if the economy was great and the Democrats were handing out gold-plated puppies, Republicans could win some statewide elections in 2010. American politics is famously cyclical, after all, and the Dems have just had a turn. Besides, New Mexicans are shameless political swingers.
On June 1, Santa Fe County’s roughly 15,000 registered Republican voters can make their picks in the primary election for the 3rd Congressional District, in which Santa Fe anti-war veteran Adam Kokesh faces Farmington oilman Tom Mullins.
Regular online readers already know SFR covered all six days of the murder trial of Marino K Leyba Jr. and first reported the jury’s verdict, on April 30, that “Reno” was guilty of two counts of first-degree murder, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence.
To the Santa Fe jury that will decide the fate of her killer, the life of Sarah Lovato is less vivid than the circumstances of her death.
They have heard that she was 15, or maybe 14, and weighed just 80 pounds when a mutual friend introduced her to Marino K Leyba Jr., a Santa Fe High School dropout working part-time for his father’s security company.