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Dreams to Reality

In Brief

Local News In March 2010, as part of SFR’s Worth issue, we profiled the Bioneers’ Dreaming New Mexico, an ambitious project designed to map out a sustainable future for the state.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Pass out

Tales from the 2011 legislative session

Local News Despite what some describe as an unproductive, highly politicized session, state lawmakers passed a range of bills this year. They banned corporal punishment in New Mexico schools, for one. They established the...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Idle Hands

Indicators: March 23

Local News Look no further than De Vargas Park for the true face of the recession. Even as pundits report a recovering US economy, the day laborers waiting daily at the park for work have only seen the economic climate wo...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

So You Want to be a (Legal) Drug Dealer?

Here’s how to navigate the system

Local Economy New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program—four years old this July—has been called the most restrictive medical marijuana program in the nation. SFR has produced a guide to navigating the complexi...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Ethic Makeup

In Brief

Local News Last week, the Santa Fe City Council voted to repeal Resolution 2000-32—which created the city’s Ethics and Rules Committee—“for the purpose,” the new resolution reads, “of e...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Next In Line

In Brief

Local News When US Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, announced his retirement on Feb. 18, speculation about his successor immediately abounded.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Exchange Rate

Lawmakers mull health reform options

Local News State Rep. Terry McMillan, a freshman Republican from Doña Ana County, describes the future of health care in New Mexico in consumerist terms: “like a mall for health insurance plans.”

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

SFR Talk: Peace Out

With Five Former Peace Corps Volunteers

Interviews For years after finishing my stint as a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador, I listed “killing chickens” in the skills/interests section of my résumé—not because of my enduring ...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Mapmaker, Mapmaker

Indicators: Feb. 23

Local News In the midst of a recession, cartography is a bright spot. Mapmaking and “photo-grammetry”—using aerial photographs to survey and measure landmarks—is projected to grow at nearly three t...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Running on Fumes

Official questions gas delivery to PNM during crisis

Local News When SFR asked New Mexico Gas Company to provide information on where its gas actually went on Feb. 3, NMGC spokeswoman Monica Hussey declined, citing “customer privacy rules.” Hussey also says she ...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger
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