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M., plans to hold a "fake town hall," which will include a Pearce stand-in, to protest a lack of town halls by the congressman.
"I think there are numerous reasons, and there are people in this audience I know who have very strong personally held reasons why this wall should not occur, but for us in our jurisdiction as representatives of the city of Las Cruces, I believe the ...
The New Mexico Senate has confirmed Lynn Gallagher as the head of the state's public health agency. The unanimous vote came during Wednesday's floor session.
A New Mexico Senate committee has delayed action a measure that would make it easier for independents to vote in primary elections.
Former U.S. Congresswoman and mass shooting survivor Gabrielle Giffords enters the Statehouse on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Santa Fe, N.M.
A new proposal would ban alcohol for New Mexico's repeat drunken drivers in what would make for one of the most restrictive DWI laws in the country.
The New Mexico House of Representatives approved plans Wednesday to increase state revenues by $250 million, hold state spending steady and rebuild a financial cushion despite opposition from Republican lawmakers.
... authority to preserve the confidentiality of residents' information, including a person's immigration status. copyright 2017 The Associated Press.
New Mexico may take new precautions to guard against any possible revolt by presidential electors. The state House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would replace any presidential elector who does not vote for the candidate of the party ...
Visitors to the New Mexico state capital would no longer be able to openly carry firearms under a bill endorsed by a panel of lawmakers.
A release made by the City of Grants, New Mexico included a letter from the Department of Corrections letting Mayor Martin Hicks know that after the comments of his constituents were evaluated, the prison would no longer be the new home of the state's ...
More and more New Mexico plates are shooting up the highway and crossing the Colorado state line.. And a lot of New Mexicans with a cannabis craving are stopping off in the tiny town of Antonito, Colorado -- population 781 -- it is the tiny border town ...
Albuquerque, N.M. - A pair of thick planning documents is not exactly light reading, but given the stacks of manuals and binders now governing Albuquerque's development, they promise to make dealing with the city much easier. ... At least one New ...
Albuquerque, N.M. - Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city. The Albuquerque Journal reports that LaBeouf, along with two other artists, brought on Saturday a 24-hour ...
Grant County Assessor Raul Turrieta presented Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner a framed copy of the town's Territorial Charter and the resolution for Charter Day at ...
A proposal that would prevent New Mexico law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal immigration laws has cleared a Senate hurdle.
... of Northern New Mexico, Santa Fe is an inimitably striking city. Spanish for Holy Faith, the city is small - just 70,000 - with adobe buildings, phantasmagoric skies, and strings of titian-colored Chile ristras that hang from wooden doors ...
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's administration sought Friday to shift the state's financial obligations for a group of 2,700 people with serious and expensive medical conditions to the private health insurance market.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's administration is seeking to shift the state's financial responsibility for a group of 2700 people with serious and expensive ...
New Mexico's two U.S. senators are seeking a meeting with federal immigration officials in hopes of clarifying whether any changes have been made in response to President Donald Trump's immigration executive orders.
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. - A New Mexico City will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall. The Daily Times reports that Bloomfield city councilors voted to ...
Time was of the essence, though, and we had a three-hour drive ahead so we hit U.S. Route 54 and continued west on U.S. Route 380 past the small towns of San Antonio and Socorro, then west on U.S. Route 60 to New Mexico state Road 52 south to the Very ...
New Mexico City to Appeal Commandments Case to Supreme Court. A New Mexico city will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall. Feb. 17, 2017, at ...
Pearce's Telephone Town Hall. Nearly 10,000 callers participated in U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce's telephone town hall, which his office said was an alternative way for the Republican congressman to meet with his constituents who are spread throughout New ...
Blackdom was a city of hope for African Americans," said Powdrell. It was we're going to have our own place and we are going ... The vibrant community is now a ghost town and became that way after drought made it uninhabitable in the 1920's. It is one ...
A Las Cruces woman will have to pay more than $147,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to theft of government property and forgery charges stemming from a scheme to defraud the Department of Veteran Affairs.
A news release from Pearce's office said the hour-long town hall was an alternative way for the congressman to meet with a constituency that is spread throughout New Mexico's vast, rural 2nd District. While Pearce fielded ... "The president's been ...
Proposed legislation is advancing in New Mexico to ban the use on minors of conversion therapy that seeks to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Legislation that would ban coyote-hunting competitions in New Mexico cleared its first hurdle Thursday, while a measure aimed at overhauling the mission of the state's game and fish agency was sidelined amid concerns about financial burdens.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A southern New Mexico sheriff facing criticism from some immigrant rights activists has scheduled a town hall meeting. Dona Ana County Sheriff Enrique "Kiki" Vigil will host a public gathering Tuesday in the village of Dona Ana.
In a letter to city officials, state Auditor Tim Keller wrote that the city needs to increase funding for the risk management fund to $6.3 million a year to cover the fund's $40 million shortfall.
Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, as a way to show the country how important they are to America's economy and way of life.
House Financial Services Committee member Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. New Mexico's only Republican in its congressional delegation has not scheduled any traditional town hall meetings amid angry scenes nationally.
On Feb. 5, 1899, The El Paso Daily Times reported that Harry Block, one of the proprietors of the Pacific Globe Works of San Francisco, was in town on his way east. In the same edition in the "Heard on the Street" column, Block suggests that El Paso ...
Amid a downturn in the local oil sector, New Mexico has cut back spending at most agencies and has swept cash from school district reserves and other government accounts.
New Mexico can add yet another brewery to its list. Matt Geisel, economic development secretary, announced Monday that Truth or Consequences Brewing Co.
... ours stamp says with love from Loving, New Mexico," Wood said. Valentine's postmarks like the one in Loving can be found at select post offices throughout the country, but only in towns and cities that have a name relating to romance, like ...
The Republican party of New Mexico criticized the Democratic leader of the state House of Representatives on Tuesday for not disclosing his work as an attorney for a licensed marijuana producer as the Legislature considers several cannabis-related bills.
Authorities say Reyna drove into a southeastern New Mexico pasture and stopped before Denver City officer Ryan Taylor fired seven shots at her car.
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) - The only Republican in New Mexico's 3-member U.S. congressional delegation has not scheduled any traditional town hall meetings amid anger and general fears about the Trump administration in some parts of the nation.
In the wake of the New Mexico state Auditor's letter to the Interstate Stream Commission regarding a potential procurement violation by AECOM, the group responsible for a proposed diversion of the Gila River made plans to seek their own engineer at ...
(AP) - Authorities say a reserve police officer from New Mexico was arrested after a shooting in Eugene. Eugene police say 44-year-old Charles ... Pressburg is from Lake Arthur, a small town in southeastern New Mexico. The Lake Arthur Police Department ...
A leading Democratic lawmaker says New Mexico may need an additional $200 million or more to address a budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year and rebuild reserves enough to protect its credit rating.
The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office has posted on its website the 2017 financial disclosure statements of hundreds of state officials including the governor and lawmakers.
Albuquerque, N.M. -- Residents say the world's first atomic bomb test caused generations of southern New Mexico families to suffer from cancer and economic hardship, according to surveys gathered by an advocacy group seeking compensation for ...
New Mexico lawmakers are considering new requirements at correctional facilities that help promote the breastfeeding of infants by incarcerated mothers.
Revisions to New Mexico's medical marijuana program are advancing in the New Mexico Legislature that would make room for larger crops to satisfy demand and broaden the use of cannabis as a treatment for dependence on other drugs.





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