June 28, 2017
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City Council puts off ranked-choice voting for March election

Local News The question, as pitched to voters in 2008, was fairly straightforward. If it could find an affordable, reliable way to do it, should the city start using an instant runoff system? Voters said yes.Wednesday nig...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: You'll Pay More Tax in Santa Fe

Morning Word Let us tell you how it will be: Come January 1, 2018, everyone in Santa Fe County will pay a new gross receipts tax.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Matt Grubs

Santa Fe County Commission raises taxes

Additional tax on goods and services to fund sheriff, fire department and behavioral health center

Local News After delaying a vote as long as possible to hear the concerns of Santa Fe city councilors, the county commission voted to raise the gross receipts tax. The increase will go into effect January 1, 2018 and will...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Denied

Morning Word On the final day of its term, the Supreme Court said New Mexico doesn't have the right to sue the state of Colorado for damage caused by the Gold King Mine spill.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Overbilled, Overblown

Morning Word Gov. Susana Martinez and her administration had uncovered chronic overbilling among New Mexico's behavioral health service providers.

Monday, June 26, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Health Care Battle

Morning Word US Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich say the Republican replacement for Obamacare would slowly quash gains made to the number of insured people in New Mexico.

Friday, June 23, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: LANL Safety Dance

Morning Word Los Alamos National Lab was banned from plutonium work in 2013, but lab directors argue they are close to being fully operational.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: GOP Plan Slashes NM Treatment Funds

Morning Word The newly unveiled healthcare plan crafted by Senate Republicans to replace Obamacare would cut more than $100 million from behavioral health services.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Matt Grubs

Behavioral Help

Former county commissioner says a planned mental health center is worth the money

Local News It was almost midnight in August last year when Miguel Chavez’ 24-year-old son came to the door. Chavez and his wife didn’t know he was out of jail.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Fenn's Folly

Morning Word "Stop this nonsense," said New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas after rescue crews pulled a body from the Rio Grande.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Matt Grubs
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