Aug. 30, 2015
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Veto Pen

Gov. Martinez strikes through capital projects, mostly those carried by Democrats

Local News Democratic lawmakers felt the brunt of  Gov. Susana Martinez's 42 capital outlay project vetoes, with 27 of those projects sponsored solely by Democrats.But Martinez did veto some GO

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 New Mexico In Depth

No Local Control

Bid to limit local control of oil and gas goes to Senate

Local News About 25 cities or counties in New Mexico have passed restrictions on mining, oil and gas that go beyond state laws. These are things like: dictating how close wells can be

Thursday, March 12, 2015 New Mexico In Depth

Anticlimactic Revelation

Health audit offers striking numbers but no proof of fraud

Local News The headline the New Mexico Human Services Department trumpeted in June 2013 was eye-popping: An audit of 15 health organizations found nearly $36 million in potential overbilling and possible Medicaid Fraud. B...

Monday, February 2, 2015 New Mexico In Depth

Election TV Ads Top $12 Million

Gov. Martinez accounted for 25% of state’s TV ads

Local News At a cost of $12.2 million, New Mexico candidates and political action committees aired 260 hours of commercials on traditional TV stations across the state for the 2014 election.Republican Gov. Susan

Thursday, November 13, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Power Players

Meet New Mexico’s top 10 political donors

Local News From 2011 to 2014 tens of millions of dollars flowed through New Mexico’s political system, a notable amount for a poor state with one of the highest rates of poverty and a large percentage of resid

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Ad Watch

PAC ads in House races contribute to growing cache of statewide ad buys for general election

Local News Two new PAC ads are just a fraction of New Mexico’s $11.4 million advertising market, which features some 244 hours worth of ads, according to an analysis by New Mexico In Depth.

Monday, October 27, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Super PAC enters New Mexico attorney general race

Ad buy is first big one in NM from an outside group

Local News A Democratic super PAC booked at least $345,350 in TV ads aimed at the New Mexico attorney general’s race last week. In fact, the Committee for Justice and Fairness is outspending the two c

Monday, September 29, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Future Trees

New Mexico’s forests are warming and transforming

Local News EMORY PASS, GILA NATIONAL FOREST – The sun illuminates patches of green on brown and black hillsides around Highway 152 near Emory Pass in the Gila National Forest. Gambel oak and other shrubs

Saturday, August 30, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Still Secret

Judge says behavioral health audit investigation is worth more than the public's right to know

Local News  A New Mexico district court judge says an audit of the state's behavioral health providers should remain secret.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 New Mexico In Depth

Health Provider Sues State Over Audit

Easter Seals says New Mexico Human Services Department acted in bad faith

Local News A health organization battling state fraud allegations is accusing the state of acting in bad faith by "improperly withholding" more than half a million dollars it contends it is owed.

Thursday, August 7, 2014 New Mexico In Depth
 
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