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And like a lot of people, his views on guns don't fit into some neat political box. He supports banning some assault-style rifles and bump stocks. And he thinks teachers who are willing should get trained and be able to carry a gun in class as a last line of defense. POLK: In a utopia world - a perfect world, ...
Delegates for the Democratic Party of New Mexico chose their preferred candidates for statewide and federal races Saturday afternoon at the state ... This article comes from New Mexico Political Report, a nonprofit news organization focused on promoting a greater public understanding of politics and ...

Not one to miss an opportunity for party exposure, Dunn positioned himself as a ringleader of the Libertarian Party of New Mexico over the last several ... This article comes from New Mexico Political Report, a nonprofit news organization focused on promoting a greater public understanding of politics and ...
Delegates for the Democratic Party of New Mexico chose their preferred candidates for statewide and federal races Saturday afternoon at the state ... spot on the ballot for the Land Commissioner position with almost 44 percent of votes, followed by political newcomer Garrett VeneKlasen with 39 percent.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican and Democratic candidates for governor in New Mexico have agreed to participate in a public forum Sunday about the ... New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Executive Director Peter St. Cyr said the participation of all gubernatorial candidates is a testament to ...
Instead, party members focused on celebrating the party's move towards prominence and public visibility in the New Mexico political sphere. “This is, by far and away, the most visibility the party has successfully achieved in the state,” Libertarian Party of New Mexico Vice-Chair Helen Milenski said. Still, the ...

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Martinez vetoed what she called wasteful spending proposals for a $50,000 bronze bust honoring a controversial Hispanic fighter in the U.S. Civil War and about $260,000 for an exhibit involving a robotic dinosaur at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. Infrastructure proposals were vetoed for state ...
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This morning, KUNM's Hannah Colton led a discussion about the Texas v. New Mexico & Colorado lawsuit and water rights. If you missed today's episode of Let's Talk New Mexico, which was produced in partnership with NM Political Report, you can listen online here. Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme ...
Members of the New Mexico state Senate are bracing for a heated debate about whether to increase funding for early childhood education by distributing more money from a multibillion dollar sovereign wealth fund. An education committee meeting was moved on Friday to a larger venue on the Senate ...
The Trump administration has issued three waivers since August, two to build barriers in parts of California and one in part of New Mexico. President George W. Bush's administration issued the previous five waivers. California and the advocacy groups contend the administration's authority to waive ...
Steven Robert Allen, director of public policy of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico, said the study of mental health privacy issues is welcome - but that body-worn cameras have been shown to have a civilizing effect on behavior by both police and members of the public. "Body cameras also ...
New Mexico is one of 19 states that does not require a front license plate, leaving room for plenty of custom plates bearing the names of automotive dealers, the brands of car makers, the logos of sports teams and of universities and all manner of slogans. Plenty of New Mexicans do not have anything at all ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to speak at a fundraising event for Congressman and New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce. Pearce campaign staff confirmed Abbott's planned attendance Thursday at the fundraiser in the southern New Mexico city of Hobbs.
In addition to criticism from subscribers, political leaders and immigration advocates, The Journal faced outrage on Thursday from some members of its own staff. Roberto Rosales, a photographer for the newspaper who is from El Salvador, said on Twitter that he condemns MS-13. But he added: “How do ...
Decisions about whether to proceed with a buy-in program would be left until next year, after GOP New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez leaves office. The buy-in concept involves redirecting federal subsidies for coverage in the marketplaces created under former President Barack Obama's health care law to ...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate has approved a bill aimed at overhauling New Mexico's guardianship laws. The Senate voted 40-0 on Wednesday for reforms designed to increase state oversight and public access to information regarding professional guardians and conservators who ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State lawmakers are embracing a proposal to help pay for dog and cat sterilizations by collecting a new annual fee from pet food manufacturers. A panel of Senate lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the annual $100 fee on each brand name of pet food distributed in ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The deadline has arrived for major party candidates in New Mexico to turn in nominating petitions in order to run for statewide or federal office. Candidates have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to turn in declarations and signatures so that they appear on the 2018 primary election ballot in ...
Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that the electoral bonds mechanism is a significant enhancement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to propositions to further cleanse political funding. The finance minister further mentioned in a Facebook post, that the ...
Partisanship has taken hold of our political lives from Washington, D.C., to here in New Mexico, contributing to gridlock in the nation's capital and more than likely a few awkward holiday meals with family and friends. Despite all the political ill will, there appears to be one issue that Republicans and ...
Luchini has been registered as a Libertarian voter since the mid-1980s, and has been active in Libertarian politics since then in various states such as New Mexico, California and Illinois. While vice chair, Luchini coordinated the accumulation of voter data bases to allow for an efficient campaign for 2017 ...
Now retired from the agency and living in Albuquerque, he wants to put that knowledge to work at the University of New Mexico. Like many people, Emile Nakhleh knows exactly where he was and what he was doing when terrorists crashed commercial airliners into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
A New Mexico newspaper says former state legislator Sandra Jeff has changed parties, from Democrat to Libertarian. The Gallup Independent reports Jeff changed her voter registration last Thursday at the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office and intends to run for secretary of state. She listed an Albuquerque ...
Even after seven years in office, she still seems more comfortable as the district attorney from Las Cruces than as the governor of New Mexico, poised to ... described her top political consultant, Jay McCleskey, as advancing a “mercenary, dog-eat-dog style of politics” and as walling her off from dissent.
Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 505-822-9022 or apalbuquerque@ap.org. This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans ...
Chris Ramirez joins Kai Porter for this week's Eye on New Mexico to discuss the political atmosphere as legislators descend on the Roundhouse, as well as how the proceedings will be impacted by the gas and oil industry – the main driving force behind New Mexico's economy. MORE: Keller outlines ...
Over the past several months, I have talked to persons involved in every part of the criminal justice and public safety community — across the political spectrum. There is a consensus on how to solve the problem — address the entire criminal justice system, from early childhood intervention, to law ...
Sunland Park Names Ex-Dona Ana County Official as Manager. A former Dona Ana County manager who was forced out last year amid a political fight is now the city manager of a New Mexico border community experiencing a revival. Jan. 12, 2018, at 9:06 a.m.. Sunland Park Names Ex-Dona Ana County Official as ...
New Mexico lawmakers and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez are preparing to boost spending on public schools, early childhood education programs and law enforcement as state government climbs out of a financial crisis linked to fluctuations in energy markets. Strategies for reducing property crime ...
As we begin a new year – an election year – already, some New Mexico politicians are distorting the facts and using misinformation against oil and gas producers to score political points. Rather than producing any real change, some of these political proposals look less like sound policy and more like slick ...
Human Resources consultant Linda Strauss provides training to some 40 registered New Mexico political lobbyists on how to recognize, prevent and report sexual misconduct and harassment, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M. The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office is encouraging training ...
All the political parties in New Mexico need to work on implementing solutions, whether they are in control or not. It is very sad that in a state where we are ranked low in education, have the highest property crime rate in the nation, and see diminishing economic opportunities, our lawmakers are playing ...
Salas, a brigadier general in the New Mexico National Guard, entered the race for New Mexico's second district Congressional seat in October. It was his debut in electoral politics after a 37-year career in the military which included duty in Iraq and a stint as the New Mexico Guard's Adjutant General.
So instead of talking about what's in store for 2018, let's just look at where New Mexico politics stand at the end of the year. ... By the end of the year, a new nonprofit run by Martinez's political team was running radio ads and sending mailers praising the governor — even though she can't run for a third term.
About three months later in northwestern New Mexico, shots rang out inside Aztec High School. Two 17-year-old students were killed before the 21-year-old gunman killed himself. Authorities say evidence left behind by William Atchison, a former student, indicated he carefully planned the attack and ...
“This attempt to take us to a biblical-political-dumb-them-down medieval set of science standards crafted by New Mexican mouthpieces (Gov. Susana .... “The year is ending on a bloody note in [Albuquerque] with the number of murders soaring to 75, a modern day record,” New Mexico politics blogger Joe ...
The U.S. Air Force has named its top nurse for 2017 and the award goes to a nurse practitioner stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Maj. Cindy Callisto is assigned to the 377th Medical Group. She says the honor comes as a shock. Callisto says she enjoys her patients and staff and feels like ...
... necessarily political cronies of the governor is a positive step. Right now, New Mexico universities are grappling with a host of problems. Leaders must figure out ways to deal with declining enrollment, cuts in state funding and less money for in-state student scholarships from the New Mexico Lottery.
ALBUQUERQUE — Two deadly shootings in opposite corners of the state and a crime rampage that left five people dead across northern New Mexico are among the stories that made headlines in 2017. It marked another year in which violence spurred as many questions as calls for prayer and change as ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico state senator convicted of fraud, bribery and felony ethical violations stemming from allegations that he used his position for personal gain will stand trial in a separate case next year. Phil Griego is facing counts of perjury and embezzlement related to campaign ...
New Mexico reimburses lawmakers for some expenses but provides no salary — a citizen legislature that brings together active or retired teachers, engineers, lawyers, ranchers and others for 30- and 60-day sessions in alternating years. Former senator and political consultant Dede Feldman said the ...
Some prominent women in New Mexico Democratic politics were even planning a news conference Tuesday outside the state party's headquarters in Albuquerque to call on donors to withhold funds from Padilla. And groups including the Young Democrats of New Mexico had gone even further, calling on ...
John Conyers of Michigan — several women in New Mexico politics have been speaking up about their own experiences with harassment, groping and unwanted advances. ... I heard stories of sickening quid pro quo propositions where legislators offered political support in exchange for sexual favors.
ALBUQUERQUE - Two deadly shootings in opposite corners of the state and a crime rampage that left five people dead across northern New Mexico are among the stories that made headlines in 2017. It marked another year in which violence spurred as many questions as calls for prayer and change as ...
Laws passed following New Mexico's prior “pay-to-play” issues focus on ... Association and other third-party political action committees (PACs).
New Mexico State Police say they've been asked to investigate an officer-involved shooting last month involving Roswell police and Chaves ...
Operators of community health centers in New Mexico are on edge after Congress missed a Sept. 30 deadline to renew crucial funding for ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller and ... The top two vote getters, regardless of political party, move onto the ...


 

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