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Roundhouse Cowboy

In New Mexico’s shifting political landscape, Andy Nuñez’ brand of rugged individualism has made him an unlikely star

Features On Jan. 17, the opening day of New Mexico’s 2012 legislative session, longtime state House of Representatives Speaker Ben Luján, D-Santa Fe, stood before a hushed chamber. Luján, a diminutive man in his 70s...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Joey Peters

Over the Lines

The idiot’s guide to New Mexico redistricting

Local News The New Mexico Supreme Court’s Feb. 10 order rejecting the latest New Mexico House of Representatives redistricting plan sent some Roundhouse Republicans into a fury.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Joey Peters

Trailer Clash

Developer proposes new form of affordable housing: mobile homes

Local News In 2006, real estate developer Jeff Branch convinced the city to annex land near Agua Fria Village to help him build a 222-unit subdivision. In return, Branch agreed to bring the city 23 acre-feet of water righ...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Joey Peters

Money Games

Republicans and Democrats tussle over new revenues

Local News Paul Singdahlsen has been a state employee for 18 years. Each day, he helps with maintenance work on art pieces and exhibits for the Department of Cultural Affairs. But only in the past four years has he begun ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Joey Peters

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Joey Peters

Making the Law

On this session’s agenda: PRC reform, budget bills and “citizen lobbying”

Local News Before learning the ins and outs of lobbying, Rainy Upton didn’t realize how difficult it could be.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Joey Peters

Easy Rider

Some blame bad driving on lax driver’s ed programs

Local News Anyone driving on the road in Santa Fe can attest to how bad some of the city’s drivers are. No one seems to use turn signals, and drivers pull in front of other cars without looking.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Joey Peters

South Side Rising

Despite enduring challenges, Santa Fe’s south side is moving up

Features  Every year, thousands of tourists with open pocketbooks flock to Santa Fe for its multiple culture festivals, opera shows and art galleries. The City Different consistently tops lists as one of the countr...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Joey Peters

Simmering SOPA

Will a proposed law prevent piracy—or stifle free speech?

Local News As Congress continues a tense debate over how to regulate the internet, the outcome will have lasting effects on New Mexico’s burgeoning film industry, as well as on the freedoms of the state’s citizens and...

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Joey Peters

Now Hiring?

Vacancies at the NM Department of Health raise concerns

Local News As a sizable number of positions in the Department of Health remain unfilled, critics say they’re empty for a reason.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Joey Peters
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