Dona Ana Ground Zero for Control of NM House
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Dona Ana Ground Zero for Control of NM House

Las Cruces – With less than thirty days before Election Day, campaigns across the state are in the critical stage before early voting begins October 11th. This is especially true in Dona Ana County, where a number of third party conservative and liberal organizations operations are underway. There are door-to-door campaign efforts all across New…

Special Session Reveals Senate Still in Driver Seat of State Policy
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Special Session Reveals Senate Still in Driver Seat of State Policy

Santa Fe – What expectations should taxpayers have of a special session convened just 37 days before one of the most curious general elections in recent history? Within 48 hours, the ink had barely dried on Gov. Susana Martinez’s proclamation calling for special legislative session to remedy a gaping budget deficit and pass the GOP’s…

Nota Bene: Hello, May I Speak To...
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Nota Bene: Hello, May I Speak To...

Albuquerque – If you’re in the Duke City right now the hotair balloons are above and traffic is hell below. There’s already piñon scented smoke rising through our kivas and fireplaces which means baseball playoffs are near (Go Dodgers). Campaign signs and neighborhood canvassers have been sighted while your land line or cell is already…

Bail Amendment Based on Good Intentions, But Unintended Consequences May Follow
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Bail Amendment Based on Good Intentions, But Unintended Consequences May Follow

Over the last few years, the United States has begun gradual reformations within the criminal justice system.  President Obama has commuted hundreds of non-violent drug offenders who were caught up in the war on drugs. Congress has undertaken some criminal justice reform, which has only recently stalled due to politics.  And many states, to include…