Nov. 24, 2015
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Lobbying Data Needs Fix

Las Cruces state representative introduces bill to require more lobbying transparency

Local News Navigate to the lobbying reports in the secretary of state's online campaign finance disclosure database, and the website will tell viewers that, in 2014, lobbyists spent $1.6 million on food, drinks, gift...

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Justin Horwath

Banking Study Clears Council amid Budget Concerns

Ron Trujillo blasts city for wasting money on studies

Local News  Before City Council approved the award of a $50,000 contract to a private company to study the feasibility of a public bank in Santa Fe late Wednesday, District 4 Councilor Ron Trujillo had something to...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Justin Horwath

Council to hear Public Bank Proposal

City officials are awaiting councilors to approve $50,000 contract

Local News Santa Fe's city council is scheduled to decide in its Jan. 28 meeting whether to award a private company a $50,000 contract to study the feasibility of a publicly funded bank.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Justin Horwath

Front Line

City plan to find community solutions to shelter problems is behind schedule

Local News Solutions to Santa Fe’s most prominent not-in-my-backyard dispute are emerging slowly, as the city plans another community meeting on its emergency shelter.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Justin Horwath

Updated: PNM mailers: Keep Santa Fe Moving Forward

Company calls proposal to purchase PNM's power system 'misguided'

Local News Public Service Company of New Mexico mailers are urging locals to "help PNM keep Santa Fe moving forward" in a public relations blitz against creating a publicly owned utility in the city.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Justin Horwath

State of the State

Late was better than never, and Gov.'s speech focused on tomorrow

Local News The first day of the legislative session is typically marked by the type of ritual especially reflective of the Land of Mañana, and Jan. 20 was no exception. Early in the day, the governor’s o

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Justin Horwath

Court Pursuit

Federal lawsuit is next chapter in email scandal

Local News A dozen high-powered attorneys are beginning to wage a pitched legal battle in federal court involving Gov. Susana Martinez and her most outspoken critics.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Justin Horwath

Santa Fe Minimum Wage to Increase In March

Amid enforcement questions, city focuses on outreach

Local News Starting March 1, minimum wage earners who work inside city limits can expect a pay-bump of 18 cents per hour. That's the date all Santa Fe businesses must start paying workers at least $10.84 per hour.

Friday, January 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

Plague Hits Santa Fe Animals

Five cases of animal plague since November in the state, reports Department of Health

Local News The New Mexico Department of Health reports that there have been five documented cases of animals contracting plague in Santa Fe County since November, including three cats, one dog and one mouse from residen...

Thursday, January 15, 2015 Justin Horwath

Santa Fe Councilors Trip Over Secrets

Backroom talks over homeless shelter purchase offer come to light, sort of

Local News Santa Fe city councilors finally had a public discussion Wednesday night about a private talk they held in November. Yet, it's still not clear for members of the public what is going on with fate of the publ...

Thursday, January 15, 2015 Justin Horwath
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