Oct. 4, 2015
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Rick May Headed Back To DC

The former New Mexico cabinet secretary will be staff director for the US House Budget Committee

Local News  Rick May, the former New Mexico cabinet secretary who had a public falling out with Gov. Susana Martinez, is headed back to Washington DC to work on the federal budget.

Friday, November 21, 2014 Joey Peters

Slow Burn

Enforcing the city's new marijuana decriminalization law is taking forever

Local News More than two months after City Council approved decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, the new ordinance still isn't being fully enforced.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Joey Peters

Four More Years

Projections show New Mexico's workforce recovering to pre-recession levels in 2018

Local News New Mexico needs another four years to recover to pre-Great Recession employment levels, according to state Workforce Solutions projections.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Joey Peters

Baby Steps to Recycling Fixes

Regional agency seeks bids on equipment and services to make recycling work better

Local News The agency that manages waste in the Santa Fe region will implement recommendations of a private consulting firm as the city and county consider how to increase participation in their respective recycling progr...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

King Hemp

Could marijuana’s non-psychoactive counterpart be the next cash crop?

Local News Doug Fine believes that hemp will save humanity.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

Email Fail

Electronic communications rule government, yet officials find them easy to hide and hard to save

Features On any given day, hundreds of thousands of emails shoot into and out of the accounts of New Mexico’s estimated 26,000 state employees.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

Luján To Head DCCC

Local News Santa Fe's own US Rep. Ben Ray Luján is the pick to lead the national Democratic Party's efforts to elect its members to Congress in the 2016 election cycle.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Joey Peters

A Fistful Of Naughty

This year's indie porn fest Pornotopia is bigger than ever

Local News It's been one year since the New Mexico Supreme Court allowed an annual Albuquerque adult film festival to continue, and this year's Pornotopia is taking full advantage.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Joey Peters

Common Enemy

Common Cause plans to work with GOP leadership on curbing money in politics

Local News Common Cause New Mexico is hoping the new GOP House leadership makes room to address a heated issue: Money in politics.   

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Joey Peters

Land Commissioner Recount Remains Possible

Local News A possible recount to the land commissioner race looms, but things aren't looking good for Ray Powell. 

Monday, November 10, 2014 Joey Peters
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