. The New Mexico delegation all responded to his executive order and, predictably, it fell along party lines. The Democrats were largely supportive while the lone Republican was adamantly against it. All said that they preferred for Congress to pass immigration legislation, but House Republicans have shown no indication that they have any desire to pass such legislation.
“This is a good thing, but at the same time I feel saddened for the people who won’t qualify,” said Minerva Pacheco, 44,who has a 13-year-old son born in the U.S. and has lived in Santa Fe for 17 years without legal immigration status. She said she has brothers in the city who won’t qualify because they don’t have children who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.
There has been more national attention for Susana Martinez, as she
According to McMillan’s statement, obtained by The New Mexican, he took aim at a portion of the newspaper report about the lab’s delay in sharing a memo with WIPP personnel that likened the contents of the burst waste drum to explosives. The story reported that a May memo by LANL chemist Steve Clemmons asserted he had determined the waste in the drum that ruptured held the same components as three patented explosives.
The paper says that emails they uncovered disputed the memo that the director sent.
The brokers at the center of the scandal at the Bernalillo County Treasurer's office
State Securities Division Director Alan Wilson also plans to permanently ban two brokers – Thomas Wayne Hayes, of BOSC Inc.; and Royce O. Simpson, formerly of Oppenheimer and Co. Inc. — from trading securities in New Mexico. He wants to fine the brokers as well.
Additionally, Wilson wants to temporarily suspend BOSC and Oppenheimer from trading securities in New Mexico until the two firms can demonstrate that they have safeguards in place to prevent future abuses against institutional clients.
I would file that under "bad start to the weekend" for the two companies.
Unless things get a whole lot worse, however, New Mexico is not likely to see any spending cutbacks this fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2015. And the $600 million operating fund reserve is largely to thank for that.
While former Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella's legal team works to get a new trial, the prosecution who convicted him of civil rights violations
The memo outlines years of miscues and controversies involving Rodella, most of which are common knowledge and have been reported over the years in the news media. “This time, the defendant’s criminal conduct stepped into federal jurisdiction. His conviction was just, and the United States asks the same for his sentence,” the memo states.
Guess who wants to run for President again? Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson
The first bill, introduced by Democratic state Sen. Cisco McSorley, would impose a tax on vaping products and require nicotine-content labeling on vaping liquid. The second bill, introduced by Republican state Rep. Monica Youngblood, would prohibit the sale of vaping products to minors.
According to the New Mexico State Bar Association, May began working in New Mexico in 2013. Spokeswoman D.D. Wolohan told News 13 that May started by working on a “limited license” with the Santa Fe Public Defender’s Office in May 2013. Several long-time employees at the Public Defender’s Office told News 13 on Thursday that they had never heard of May.
May reportedly left his position in Santa Fe, and went to work with the Doña Ana County DA’s Office earlier this year, where he was a junior prosecutor. In May, May received his full New Mexico law license. The New Mexico State Bar Association says no disciplinary action was ever taken against May.
Many of the report's complaints about PNM related to the company's alleged failings in assuring equal protections and benefits for transgender employees. According to the HRC, PNM diversity trainings do not cover gender identity and expression issues, and there are no written guidelines concerning employees who transition, or move from expressing themselves as one gender to expressing as another, while on the job.
PNM provided Albuquerque Business First with a portion of their non-discrimination and harassment policy, which does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity, but offers no more detailed guidelines than that.
New Mexico In Focus is on tonight, as it is each Friday night on KNME. This week's show will look at challenges faced by women's veterans, the impact of oil and gas prices dropping, the problems at the state labs and the changes to Democratic leadership in the state legislature.
The committee that helped defeat a judge in a retention election
. The company operated largely on New Mexico Tech property.
University officials were aware of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s plans to relocate “for some time and realize their decision to move was due to a whole host of reasons, but mainly to consolidate their operations,” Lopez said. “We have had time to see how many employees we are able to retain.”
Farrell, 40, was indicted anew on counts of aggravated fleeing an officer, child abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia, said Taos District Attorney Donald Gallegos. “We’re just ready to move the matter forward and get it in front of jurors so they can decide,” said Gallegos. The jury took “just a matter of minutes” to reach its decision to indict Farrell, he added.
The case was originally thrown out by a state appeals court because of problems with choosing a replacement on the original grand jury. The officer who fired at the van was fired.
The city of Santa Fe decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana and then... not much has happened. As in,
Harris, who introduced Salmon at the award ceremony in Sante Fe, said he thinks of Salmon as the godfather of New Mexico's river protection movement. He added via email that Salmon organized the Gila Conservation Coalition, which he considers an important contribution to New Mexico's conservation efforts.