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Special Issues

Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

Local News A dozen Santa Fe High School students stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say goes too far. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters


Topic: economy


In brief

Local News On Wednesday afternoon last week, the sun was shining, but County Assessor Domingo Martinez and Chief Appraiser Daniel King were holed up in the basement.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Room at the Inn

Indicators: July 7

Local News 3,561 is the minimum number of hospitality and food service workers in Santa Fe County who make less than the city’s living wage of $9.85 an hour.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Corey Pein

The Next Payday

Indicators: June 23

65 debt collections claims have been filed by Your Credit Inc. against its customers in Santa Fe County Magistrate Court so far this year.75% of those debtors had Hispanic surnames, well above the 50 percent o...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 by Corey Pein

7 Days

From June 23

1 County sheriff says county personnel paved six private roads.But will they plow them when it snows? 2 County Manager Roman Abeyta resigns suddenly, but says it’s not in response to road-paving scandal....

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 by SFR

Where The Tax Burden Falls In New Mexico

SFR's current cover story on economic inequality has been bouncing around the econoblogosphere. It's also getting some attention in the Roundhouse. Apparently, New Mexico Lt. Gov. candidate and state Sen. Jerry...

Friday, February 5, 2010 by Corey Pein

Thornburg Fire Sale Concludes

According to today's Wall Street Journal (subscription required), Thornburg Mortgage's $11 billion loan portfolio has found a buyer: Select Portfolio Servicing Inc., a Salt Lake City mortgage-servicing business...

Friday, February 5, 2010 by Corey Pein

The Bailout Line: What Would You Do With $250,000?

In an interview for SFR's new cover story, "Born Poor," Santa Fe Institute economist Samuel Bowles suggested that the government invest directly in individuals, perhaps by giving everyone a lump sum to use howe...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 by Corey Pein

Rally For Egolf's 'Bring The Billions Home' Bill

A couple dozen people showed up outside the Roundhouse this morning in support of a proposal by state Rep. Brian Egolf, D-Santa Fe, to move public deposits of the giant financial institutions that helped cause ...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by Corey Pein