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Payday

Living wage complaints uptick, but don’t get resolved

Local News Santa Fe was one of the first cities in the nation to implement a living wage ordinance when it took that step in 2003. More than a decade later, the city’s minimum wage stands as one of the highest rates in ...

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

VIDEO: Martinez Address Hints at Legislative Priorities

A call for progress over politics

Local News At a ceremony at the state House of Representatives now controlled by Republicans for the first time in over 60 years, GOP Gov. Susana Martinez hinted her legislative priorities in an 18-minute inaugural speech...

Friday, January 2, 2015 Justin Horwath

2014 News in Photos

Here's a a quick reel of the news that colored 2014

Local News The 2014 news reel

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Justin Horwath

Santa Fe County Offers Dollar Rides on New Years Eve

Officials attempt to prevent holiday accidents amid slight uptick in alcohol-related crashes

Local News Santa Fe County will finish off the year with an unwelcome mark. As SFR reported in its last cover story, alcohol-related crashes saw a 28 percent spike from October 2013 to October 2014 for...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Justin Horwath

Lob This

In debate about municipal power, city hears it from all sides

Local News If Santa Fe moves forward with the debate about whether to take control of the local electric grid from Public Service Company of New Mexico, expect special interests to jostle to amplify their voices at City H...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Justin Horwath

On Tap

Should the adversarial relationship between bars and liquor control be past tense? More of SID’s citations are now warnings

Features Instead of paying a $5 cover charge, the man who visited the newest downtown bar on a busy November Saturday night flashed his badge. That’s according to Doug Nava and Mark England, co-owners of The Blue Roos...

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Justin Horwath

Paper: Tony Hsieh Bends Mayor's Ear in Sin City

Javier Gonzales said the Zappos CEO's $350 development project might work here

Local News The CEO of Las Vegas, Nev. shoe mogul Zappos has been bending the ear of Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. 

Monday, December 22, 2014 Justin Horwath

New York Times Investigation Features Gary King

Paper probes attorneys general shopping out litigation to private firms

Local News The New York Times put Gary King right at the top of its investigation into "a flourishing industry that pairs plaintiffs’ lawyers with state attorneys general to sue companies." 

Friday, December 19, 2014 Justin Horwath

Nonprofit Says City Council's Secret Discussions Violated Law

Discussion of homeless shelter lease precisely type of executive session law intended to prevent, says nonprofit

Local News City Council's "extensive discussions concerning possible relocation" of the emergency homeless shelter from its current 2801 Cerrrillos Road location that took place in a secret Dec. 10 meeting was "impermissi...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Justin Horwath

Crime Decline

Police say November property crime rates are lowest in a decade

Local News November 2014 property crime rates clocked in at the lowest rates in over a decade, say Santa Fe Police Department officials. Police reported 72 property crimes last month, a 41 percent decline

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Justin Horwath
 
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