Challenging Gov. Susana Martinez’ authority may be the legal quagmire du jour, but the rumblings within the ranks of New Mexico’s state government aren’t any less loud—or, for that matter, any less common.
A group of New Mexico horse breeders and veterinarians plan to debate an issue May 11 that might have had the dolled-up ladies of the Kentucky Derby reaching for their smelling salts: a racehorse-doping controversy.
A comprehensive look at voter behavior and demographics reveals a momentous prospect: a Hispanic electorate that turns out to vote en masse, allies itself strongly with one political party and changes America’s political balance for decades.
The Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office closed at noon on Good Friday, but even a shortened schedule and the beginning of Easter weekend didn’t stop the steady stream of disgruntled property owners filling the office’s lobby.
Alanna Offield is a student activist coordinator for Amnesty International New Mexico, and the newly elected president of Young Democrats of Santa Fe County, which connects people ages 12-35 with the Democratic Party.
Republican governors such as SusanaMartinez are indeed parroting national conservative priorities that refuse tax increases on wealthy citizens and corporate entities, restrict entrepreneurial innovation outside of existing, extractive industries and slash state resources that could bulwark residents against evaporating federal services.
Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is “delinquent” in filing past tax forms and could face late fees and even cease and desist letters if it doesn’t come into compliance, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.
Just days after learning that Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center may have to return more than $23 million in Medicaid funds, Santa Fe County is poised to enter into another questionable agreement to obtain money for the hospital.