Fiesta crime tally, court-ordered document shredding and bargaining chips for serial killers.
On Aug. 27, the Associated Press lifted a great weight off Gov. Bill Richardson’s back; anonymous sources confirmed the governor would not be indicted following a federal investigation into whether he had traded lucrative state contracts to CDR Financial Products for campaign contributions.
But it’s not completely over yet. Other state and federal agencies are still scrutinizing state investment deals, a former investment officer is suing the state for alleged pay-to-play practices and then there’s SFR's crossword puzzle to deal with. Pick up a copy of the paper and check back here to see how you did.
New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program coordinator has resigned and, due to budget constraints and a hiring freeze, the state Department of Health has not refilled the position yet. The vacancy is another hurdle for a program that some patients and advocates say has been too slow to achieve its statutory goal.