On March 30, the Santa Fe City Council is scheduled to debate and vote on whether or not to issue a six-month moratorium on the installation of any new towers or antennas related to cellular and wireless connectivity. It’s a tricky issue.
According to SFR research, 48 percent of the people who were indicted for burglary or aggravated burglary last year in 1st Judicial District Court had received only probation for a previous burglary conviction, or were out on bond awaiting trial on a pending burglary charge.
Susana Martinez wasn’t the first female politician in New Mexico to make
waves. Concha Ortiz y Pino de Kleven was elected to the state
Legislature in 1936 and became the first female majority whip of a state
legislature in 1941.
One inmate allegedly died from preventable complications of a perforated ulcer—after begging for treatment for six days. Another lost all vision in his eye after medical staff allegedly neglected to dispense antibiotics. Correctional Medical Services prevailed legally in each of these cases.
For years after finishing my stint as a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador, I listed “killing chickens” in the skills/interests section of my résumé—not because of my enduring hatred for the rooster that awakened me every morning at 2 but, rather, because the Peace Corps experience is singularly unshakable.
Last week, the Santa Fe City Council voted to repeal Resolution 2000-32—which created the city’s Ethics and Rules Committee—“for the purpose,” the new resolution reads, “of eliminating the Ethics and Rules Committee.”
Federally-funded and state-supported drug task forces are running rampant in New Mexico. SFR reveals the results of two months of investigation into why armed, masked men in fatigues are landing in helicopters and routinely invading a normally peaceful town.