July 27, 2016

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2016 Best of Santa Fe

Features You’ll probably never see any of these categories on our “real” ballot. ... More

July 27, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: Lawmakers Tell Governor to Consider Tax Hike

Morning Word More lawmakers, including some Republicans, are asking Gov. Susana Martinez to call a special session to deal with a $650 million revenue shortfall. ... More

July 26, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Repeating History on the Gila

New Mexico reveals its new plans for diverting the river’s water

Local News This month, the year-old state agency in charge of planning and operating a diversion on the Gila River in southwestern New Mexico had to officially disclose its concept and location for the project.
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July 26, 2016 by Laura Paskus

Cannabis Supply in Checkmate

Producer says low plant limit stunts job growth

Local News Close to a hundred well-paying jobs are on hold while the Medical Cannabis Program resists producer's state-wide expansion plans. ... More

July 25, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Meter Beating

Farmers Market says city’s big parking hike is hurting the popular Saturday event

Local News The rate change comes with the implementation of Santa Fe’s new fiscal year budget and renewed efforts to minimize debts like those incurred for parking garage construction. ... More

July 27, 2016 by Andrew Koss

Mexican Wolves Could Lose Protections

Local News If a rider on an appropriations bill the US House passed on July 14 sticks, it’ll effectively remove the Mexican wolf from the Endangered Species list. ... More

July 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Hot in Here

Weather coverage in New Mexico is missing the mark

Local News It’s been hot. On Monday, temperature records were broken or tied in Capulin, Roswell, Clayton, Clines Corners, Santa Fe, and Tucumcari.Cue the small talk and the paper fans, because there ... More

July 22, 2016 by Laura Paskus

Overdrawn

UPDATE: No answer from Gov. Martinez on request for special session to address budget shortfall

Local News It’s clear now that New Mexico closed the fiscal year on June 30 with a massive budget shortfall, even though the state isn’t sure how big the final gap will be.    ... More

July 21, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Food Stamp Scandal: An Explainer

What the fuck is happening at NM’s Human Services Department?

Local News Democratic legislators this week blasted the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez for a scandal unfolding in the state office that administers food stamps and other benefits. Their outrage came shor ... More

July 14, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Happier Trails

Transit center project moves on after conflict between the city and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Local News When a small crowd assembled at the downtown library on June 23 to see the plans for sprucing up the nearby hub of the city bus system attendees mostly had one question: Where were the seats and bus shelters? ... More

July 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Letters to the Editor

07.27.16

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

July 27, 2016 by SFR
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Morning Word: Lawmakers Tell Governor to Consider Tax Hike

Morning Word More lawmakers, including some Republicans, are asking Gov. Susana Martinez to call a special session to deal with a $650 million revenue shortfall. ... More

July 26, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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