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Topic: government

Democracy Now

In Brief

Local News During a crowded City Council meeting on Aug. 30, many citizens voiced support for opening the idle Zia Road New Mexico Rail Runner Express station. But a handful of residents were there for a different purp...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Joey Peters

Water Lines

Saving NM water could hang southern farmers out to dry

Local News As New Mexico continues to experience a year that could end up being its driest on record, a lawsuit over water rights in the state is heating up. And while New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says he’s...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Joey Peters

Pit Stop

US House budget would curtail LANL funding

Local News Two controversial Los Alamos National Laboratory construction projects will take big hits if a budget bill passed by the US House of Representatives is signed into law next month.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Wren Abbott

Failure to Comply

A state-run facility struggles to follow state rules

Local News New problems are mounting at Los Lunas Community Program, New Mexico’s only state-run health center for developmentally disabled patients.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Joey Peters

Pay to Play...Kickball

Budget woes shortchange kids’ fitness

Local News For Atalaya Elementary School physical education teacher Kristy Filbin, a simple game of Frisbee golf underscores a major shortcoming in Santa Fe’s public schools.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Wren Abbott

The Big Picture

The Price is...

Local News Visualizing national debt, the cost of commuter miles and budget shortfalls and campaign contributions state by state and according to political party.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Ramon A Lovato, Alexa Schirtzinger

Going Public

Medical marijuana expo unites growers, patients and fans

Local News At the state’s inaugural Marijuana and Natural Healing Expo in the Albuquerque Convention Center, many points of view about New Mexico's medical cannabis program were on offer.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Joey Peters

Corporate Welfare

For JPMorgan Chase, food stamps are a thriving business

Local News April Goméz-Rodriguez knows what to feed her family of five: olive oil instead of vegetable oil, fish instead of marked-down ground beef. But with a meager income supplemented by food stamps, she can&rsq...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Powering Down

An Arizona utility moves past coal, but PNM digs in

Local News More than 16 percent of children in Farmington Municipal School District, located 15 miles from the San Juan Generating Station coal plant that produces most of PNM’s electricity, have asthma or a related...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Wren Abbott

Boxed In

In Brief

Local News The red metal box that distributes print copies of SFR may seem innocuous enough, but it and hundreds like it are coming under fire for occupying city sidewalks.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Wren Abbott
 
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