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Soft Money, Hard Sell

Mayoral candidates take first stab at public campaign financing

Local News In the modern world of electoral politics, even smaller cities like Santa Fe face an uphill battle to keep money out of politics. A case in point: Santa Fe Mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales posted a

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Joey Peters

Red Tape

Abortion Access Under Fire

Local News Molly had never conceived before. Then it happened, accidentally, last spring when she and her boyfriend went on a short vacation in the Gila National Forest. Not yet a year into their relationship,

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Joey Peters

Our Spy

Up close with Valerie Plame and her new novel

Features Valerie Plame gets annoyed when she sees female characters in books and film come across like “girls as props.”

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Joey Peters

Welcome to the Dungeon

Union sues over ‘unsafe’ state building basement

Local News Three years ago, several Public Education Department employees stationed in the basement of the agency’s old government building started complaining about similar breathing problems.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Joey Peters

Can’t Hardly Wait

Federally-funded abstinence-only education finds its way to NM

Local News Six years ago, the state Department of Health made headlines when it rejected a federal grant for abstinence-only education in public schools.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Joey Peters

Crowded House

More candidates are jockeying up for Santa Fe mayor than in nearly 20 years

Local News For Santa Fe, the unofficial start of fall last week also marked the beginning of another season this year—the city election.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Joey Peters

The Replacement

Gov. Martinez gets last word on filling Stephen Easley’s House seat

Local News At a crowded town hall meeting this past January in Eldorado, Stephen Easley, a newly-elected Democratic state representative, was gearing up for his first legislative session.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Joey Peters

A New Martial in Town

Enter the world of kiddie MMA

Sweat Last year, Alejandro Rivas got into a bus accident when he was visiting family in Mexico. “When we were coming back on our bus, the bus was going too fast and there was a sharp turn,” Rivas, 11, explains.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Joey Peters

Sunshine Superman

NMFOG awards SFR its top open-government award

Local News Last week, the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government named SFR—along with two other journalists, two lawyers and a private citizen—winner of its prestigious William S Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award...

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Joey Peters

America’s Auschwitz?

Anti-abortion groups use in-your-face tactics and local action to push for abortion limits

Local News Janiece Jonsin had her first abortion nearly 50 years ago. “I had no idea what sex was or how babies were made,” says Jonsin, a Santa Fe resident who supports abortion rights.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Joey Peters
 
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