Ethics Commission: Amendment 2
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Ethics Commission: Amendment 2

“Ethics” and “politics” are often words we think of as polar opposites, but many states are trying to improve how they handle ethical issues involving public officials. As of this year, 44 states have ethics commissions, which are responsible for investigating ethical issues regarding legislators, state employees, candidates, etc. New Mexico is one of the…

The Battle for New Mexico’s Energy Future
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The Battle for New Mexico’s Energy Future

A common message from liberal Democratic candidates this year involves the promotion of renewable energy, a notable shift in political messaging strategy. Up until recently, the conventional wisdom was that climate change and related issues were the concern of only a limited number of environmentalist activists but not a concern to the average voter. In…