April 19, 2014

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Topic: government


In Brief

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez doesn’t have much to show from a special redistricting session that she packed with an ambitious agenda. But one thing she did get was a capital outlay bill, albeit at less than half the ...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Joey Peters


In Brief

Local News To some, the Public Regulation Commission is best known for being cozy with the companies it regulates. So it might have come as a surprise when the PRC’s Insurance Division rejected a proposed 9.9 percent ra...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Joey Peters

First Person

Letter from Wall Street

Opinion Occupy Wall Street is more than a protest: It’s democracy.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Melanie Hamlett

Climate of Secrecy

State terminates climate change class

Local News Santa Fe contractor Debbie Shapiro recently helped clients insulate an attic and install water catchment gutters to increase their home’s energy efficiency.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Wren Abbott

First Person

Occupational Hazard

Opinion “The revolution will not be televised. It will be on the internet.”

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Ramon A Lovato

An American Revolution

Humanity’s most important era is coming; Bioneers founder Kenny Ausubel is making it happen

Features Fifteen minutes into what began as a relatively run-of-the-mill interview, Kenny Ausubel drops a bombshell. “I don’t usually make predictions,” he says—the type of statement interviewees consider a ca...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger


Just why is everyone so angry?

Local News Santa Fe is the latest in a long line of cities to host Occupy Wall Street protests. Saturday, Oct. 8, marked the second weekend in a row of protests in front of a local Bank of America branch.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Joey Peters

Fox in the Henhouse?

Critics say education secretary wrongly renewed schools’ charters

Local News While touting new standards-based initiatives to improve New Mexico’s public schools, state Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera gave three failing charter schools a pass, in defiance of state regulators.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Wren Abbott

Jobless Mess

Indicators: Oct. 12

Local News New Mexico’s unemployment rate continues to drop steeply, something Mitchell says would be “phenomenal”—if it were accurate. Instead, he says, the number is meaningless. In the past six months, each ...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Joey Peters


Tales from the other side of New Mexico’s corruption epidemic

Features On Aug. 11, a dozen members of the press crammed into a Public Regulation Commission meeting to follow a juicy lead. Jerome Block Jr.—the embattled commissioner facing allegations of charging $8,000 worth...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Joey Peters