April 1, 2015

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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 ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 SFR

Web Extra: An Apple Amber a Day

Irish Cream? Psssh! Try something different to satisfy your St. Patrick’s Day sweet tooth

Whiskey pie, Baileys mousse/ice cream and Guinness cake are fine examples of desserts you may find on special menus celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. To some extent, these desserts are steeped in true Irish hist...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Rob DeWalt

Go Home, Drone!

A bill that would restrict drone access to private property currently sits before the state Senate floor, yet the sponsor is hopeful to get it through the House before session’s end this weekend.&

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: High Court Asked to Expedite Meetings

District 39 residents want Griego replacement picked sooner than later

A legal petition asks the justices to allow Gov. Susana Martinez to select from two names she's already received to replace the longtime lawmaker.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Bag Fee Passes Finance Committee

City attorney maintains 10-cent charge no longer an illegal tax

A proposal by District 2 Councilor Peter Ives and District 1 Councilor Sig Lindell to charge a ten-cent fee with the use of each paper bag passed the Finance Committee by a narrow 3-2 vote.

Monday, March 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

Cannabis Bills Still Alive

With less than a week to go, cannabis bills are still moving in the Roundhouse

Two cannabis-related bills have made significant progress in this year's state legislative session, but only one is likely to make it to the finish line.

Monday, March 16, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Power Plays at the Roundhouse

Who wants to be a senator?

The powerful chairman of the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee has resigned after ethics violations surfaced. Now the race is on to find a replacement.

Monday, March 16, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

UPDATED: Santa Fe County Balks at Gov.'s Request on New Senator

Motion passes to take applications for Senate District 39 seat by Wednesday and consider them on Friday

In an emergency meeting that many critics saw as a violation of the state's sunshine laws, the Santa Fe County Commission rejected Republican Gov. Susana Martinez' request to immediately name a replacement for ...

Sunday, March 15, 2015 Justin Horwath

Updated: State Senator Resigns Under Pressure

Sen. Phil A Griego faced ethics violations

Threatened with expulsion from the New Mexico Legislature for violating Senate rules, Sen. Phil A Griego, D-San Jose, has resigned the District 39 seat he’s held since 1996.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Senate Rejects Matthew Chandler

Senate rejects lawyer's appointment to UNM regents

On near party lines, the state Senate rejected attorney Matthew Chandler's appointment to the University of New Mexico Board of Regents after a day of heated political discussions over the vote.

Friday, March 13, 2015 Joey Peters