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Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

Local News A dozen Santa Fe High School students stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say goes too far. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

 

 
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Clean Sweep

Regional waste agency wants to close local transfer station

Local News This week, the agency that oversees both the recycling center and landfill here expects to finish writing a bid to seek a facility outside Santa Fe where the joint city/county agency can ship recyclables.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Justin Horwath

Judge: Gov.’s Political Calendar Not Public Record

News Briefs What the governor of New Mexico does that she considers “political” is not subject to the state’s open records laws, First Judicial District Court Judge Sarah Singleton has ruled.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Justin Horwath

Council Committee Green Lights Mini Booze Ban

The pleas of liquor store owners didn't sway two members of the Public Works Committee

Local News A proposal by District 1 City Councilor Sig Lindell to ban the sale of miniature bottles of booze city wide cleared its first hurdle at Monday's Public Works Committee hearing.

Monday, February 23, 2015 Justin Horwath

Campaign Cash Enforcement

Attorney general and secretary of state say they'll work together to enforce election laws

Local News One hallmark of New Mexico elections in the post-Citizens United era: the elections sheriffs rarely enforce the law.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 Justin Horwath

Jobs Angel?

News Briefs David Perez, CEO of Santa Fe-based Seamless Medical Systems, attributes the New Mexico Economic Development Department’s Angel Investment Tax Credit to helping his medical-technology company raise $2 million ...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

Mad Minis

Are tiny liquor bottles destined to go the way of the drive-thru?

Local News They go by various names: shooters, minis, airplane bottles and nips. They’re individually packaged single servings of booze, economical in size for anyone looking for a cheap, quick shot.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

UPDATED: Skandera Confirmed

Five Democrats joined Republicans in finally giving nod to state's controversial education chief

Local News Hanna Skandera can finally remove the word "designate" from her title as the state's secretary of education.

Monday, February 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

Booze Price Floor

Rep. Matthew McQueen wants state to study low-cost alcohol

Local News State Rep. Matthew McQueen, D-Santa Fe, wants the state of New Mexico to study whether setting pricing floors for alcohol would reduce its consumption.

Monday, February 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

Defining Fraud

Amid tension, behavioral health bill clears Senate committee

Local News Tensions in a committee hearing Thursday grew as state Sen. Craig Brant, R-Sandoval, soda in hand, walked out as his Democratic colleagues pressed the state's Human Services Department secretary about the sta...

Thursday, February 12, 2015 Justin Horwath

I [Still] Do

Fight from marriage equality not over yet

Love & Sex It’s been a year and a half since we’ve been able to print these words in SFR’s pages as a statement of undisputed fact: The state of New Mexico recognizes the marriage between two people of the same gend...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Justin Horwath
 
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