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Hidden Fees

Top state official spends $30,000 in taxpayer money—on top of his $115K salary

Local News As a top official in one of New Mexico’s largest agencies, Bradley McGrath is one of the highest-profile state employees.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Joey Peters

Slaughterhorse-Five

The inner workings of NM’s first equine slaughterhouse

Local News Ever since late 2011, when Valley Meat Company applied to the US Department of Agriculture to open a horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, animal rights activists around the country have been up in arms over the ide...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Joey Peters

Best Happy Hour Deals

SFR's 2013 Bar Guide

Bar & Nightlife Guide Though happy hours are popular at well-known Santa Fe destinations like the Cowgirl, many of the city’s best end-of-the-workday deals remain well-kept secrets.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Joey Peters

Water Fight

As developers scramble for approval, critics worry about water

Local News For years, Santa Fe County officials have been working on a development code that would incentivize smaller, more sustainable subdivisions.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Joey Peters

Free Beer

Is beer’s new tax break an economic silver bullet?

Features Chris Goblet is wearing a dark suit with a black-and-white striped button-down—unusually formal attire for a man whose business is beer.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Joey Peters

Between the Lines

As literacy funding dips, tension among nonprofits grows

Local News Here’s a shocking statistic: Nearly half of all New Mexicans can’t read at a sixth-grade level.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Joey Peters

Pride in Limbo

The legal confusion about same-sex marriage

Local News Last week, Santa Fe City Attorney Geno Zamora made headlines by announcing that same-sex marriage is legal in New Mexico, and urging county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Joey Peters

Marrying Up

Santa Fe officials start a local push for same-sex marriage (VIDEO)

Local News In the latest foray into same-sex marriage policy, local officials took a bold step this week, declaring that gay marriage is legal in New Mexico and urging county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex ...

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Joey Peters

Vote No

Secretary of State opposes bill that would streamline voting process

Local News On Election Day last year, former Albuquerque resident Naty Posada left work early to vote in her new hometown, Chaparral, expecting the usual 30-minute wait before getting home to her kids. Instead, she spent ...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Joey Peters

Ballin’ for Votes

State lawmakers work hard, play hard

Local News Each year, state lawmakers drop their partisan ties for one night, in an event that’s become an odd tradition in New Mexico.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Joey Peters
 
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