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…

Special Session Set for Friday, Winter is Coming
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Special Session Set for Friday, Winter is Coming

Santa Fe – Gov. Martinez announced Wednesday that a special legislative session will convene Friday to fix a budget shortfall for FY 2016. As was previously announced, the Governor will also ask lawmakers to consider reinstating the death penalty. No one expects significant legislation from this special session; the death penalty push by the Governor…