Aug. 18, 2017
Topic: government

Chronic Pain

Medical marijuana patients turn to the courts for relief

Local News Nonprofit producers, the backbone of the state’s Medical Cannabis Program, say oversight by the New Mexico Department of Health is arbitrary and heavy-handed—and that new rules and regulations impos...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Zane's World

Trail Fail

Santa Fe's new network of trails is a beautiful thing. Except when it's not.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Zane Fischer

Pay Per View

In Brief

Local News During New Mexico’s 2011 legislative session, a tiny controversy erupted in the two press galleries overlooking the House and Senate chambers. “The Governor’s videographer in the pressroom. Pa...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Zane's World

Austerity Equals Disparity

Opinion The plan announced by Mayor David Coss and City Councilors Rosemary Romero, Ron Trujillo, Chris Calvert and Carmichael Dominguez to increase city property taxes is not only a smart gambit, but a critical leader...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Zane Fischer


Fresh attacks on environmental regulations threaten New Mexico’s future

Features In the late 1980s, people living in the border town of Sunland Park, NM, had a big problem on their hands—and on their laundry lines, too.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Laura Paskus

Tax Talk

Indicators: March 30

Local News Because people pay sales tax a little all the time, they don’t really notice when it changes. Income taxes can fly under the radar because they are taken out of each paycheck. But property taxes, Tax Foun...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Wren Abbott

Eating at Home

Bill mandates state agencies buy locally

Local News Some bills are reactions to tragic incidents, revealing research or successful legislation in other states. This one was inspired by cheese.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Wren Abbott

Pass out

Tales from the 2011 legislative session

Local News Despite what some describe as an unproductive, highly politicized session, state lawmakers passed a range of bills this year. They banned corporal punishment in New Mexico schools, for one. They established the...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Behind the Rhetoric

SFR backgrounds the immigrant driver’s license issue

Local News It’s unlikely undocumented immigrants will lose the opportunity to obtain New Mexico driver’s licensesat least for now.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sunshine Daydream

How much public transparency is enough?

Local News When it comes to providing quick answers to specific questions, the New Mexico Sunshine Portal excels. But critics say the portal falls short for downloading information, building charts and spreadsheets or eve...

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


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