Santa Fe Reporter - Local News http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-4-1-local-news.html <![CDATA[Loose Methods - State Fair director admits to erasing his emails in lawsuit deposition]]>
By: Joey Peters
State agencies narrowly define what documents are "transitory" and don't have to be retained or archived in the public domain. ]]>
<![CDATA[UNM Professor Resigns Over Award to Martinez - Lawyer cites disrespect for clients, use of office for political gain]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Citing "disrespect" to her clients and "an inappropriate use of his office for political gain," University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Maureen Sanders resigned Wednesday.
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<![CDATA[Late Debate - US Senate race finally gets a debate]]>
By: Joey Peters

Five days before the general election, Republican Allen Weh finally got his wish to confront Democratic US Sen. Tom Udall in a debate. 


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<![CDATA[Martinez Earns UNM Distinction - Governor gets award for contributions to the health and well-being of New Mexicans]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Just days before final votes are cast in the state's general election, the University of New Mexico awarded Gov. Susana Martinez a distinction that puts her in the same category as a neurosurgeon. UNM President Robert Frank announced Tues]]>
<![CDATA[Power Players - Meet New Mexico’s top 10 political donors]]>
By: New Mexico In Depth
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]]>
<![CDATA[Still Waiting - Court ruling offers no relief for medical cannabis shortage that irks advocates]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Medical cannabis patients who’ve grown accustomed to chronic shortages of legally grown marijuana may have to wait awhile longer before harvest yields increase in New Mexico.Last week in a Santa Fe ]]>
<![CDATA[City Airport Manager Fired - Francey Jesson's attorney says city acted in 'bad faith']]>
By: Joey Peters
The manager for the Santa Fe Municipal Airport was abruptly fired today.
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<![CDATA[Udall Chats - US Sen. Tom Udall wants to keep his seat and is facing a challenge from Allen Weh]]>
By: SFR
We are on the home stretch toward the New Mexico general election, and some of the races at the top of the ballot are getting more heated by the minutes. Here's the latest in our Candidate Chat video]]>
<![CDATA[Deleted - Records lawsuits linger for Gov.'s office]]>
By: Joey Peters
As Gov. Susana Martinez cruises toward what many predict will be her certain reelection, three separate lawsuits alleging that her office violated public records law remain unresolved.]]>
<![CDATA[Candidate Chat with Tim Keller - Two candidates compete for state auditor job]]>
By: SFR
The next state auditor will have no experience at the job since the winner of a partisan race will replace outgoing Auditor Hector Balderas, who's now running for state attorney general. Meet Tim Kel]]>
<![CDATA[Email Defense - Michael Corwin cites media law to protect himself in leaked e-mail lawsuit]]>
By: Joey Peters
One of the defendants in a lawsuit over leaked e-mails is using legal precedent involving media outlets to make his point. ]]>
<![CDATA[Ad Watch - PAC ads in House races contribute to growing cache of statewide ad buys for general election]]>
By: New Mexico In Depth
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Gary King Chats - Hear from Gary King in the latest SFR Candidate Chat video]]>
By: SFR
As the horserace this election season rounds the clubhouse turn, hear from Gary King, the Democratic nominee for governor. Our visit with King is part of SFR's Candidate Chat series, intended to give]]>
<![CDATA[State Keeps Fraud Allegations Secret - Secrecy contrasts with 2013 public accusations in behavioral health shakeup ]]>
By: Justin Horwath

Gov. Susana Martinez' administration is keeping secret the names of behavioral health providers that face referrals to be investigated for potential Medicaid fraud—a sharp contrast from its actions in publicly releasing the names of 15 in-state providers accused of "credible allegations of fraud" in June 2013.

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<![CDATA[Digest This! - Council releases in-depth report on local food security]]>
By: Joey Peters
Getting food, growing food and learning about food. That's the gist of a three-pronged plan dedicated to sustaining food in Santa Fe released today.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Martinez Aide: Governor Attacks Messenger to Avoid Media Questions - Gov. Martinez goes in attack mode following SFR report]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Gov. Susana Martinez' paid political advisors went in attack mode Wednesday, following SFR's publication of a story that laid out evidence suggesting her campaign misused taxpayer resources to benefit Martinez' gubernatorial bid in 2010.

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<![CDATA[Candidate Chat - Maggie Tolouse Oliver wants to fill the NM secretary of state seat]]>
By: SFR
Get to know Maggie Toulouse Oliver, who hopes to become New Mexico's next secretary of state. She's running against current officeholder Dianna Duran.
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<![CDATA[Teachers Union Attempts To Get Out Early Vote - ...with limited results]]>
By: Joey Peters
It may be a down year for turnout this year, but that's not stopping Patricia Gay-Webb from being excited about the upcoming election. ]]>
<![CDATA[Udder Distress - A small town takes on Big Dairy over foul odor and fly plague ]]>
By: Joseph Sorrentino
“I tell people that I always know I’m in Mesquite because of the smell,” says Arturo Uribe, executive director of the Mesquite Community Action Committee. The odor, he and other Mesquite residen]]>
<![CDATA[Nonagenarian walks ABQ to Santa Fe against money in politics - Activist Sally-Alice Thompson treks big distance to solve big issue ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
So far for the 2014 elections, political candidates across New Mexico have raised more than $21.2 million, according to data compiled by the Secretary of State’s office.Think about all the problems ]]>