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Billion Dollar Spending Bill Passes in the House

Billion Dollar Spending Bill Passes in the House

THE STATE HOUSE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT APPROVED A 7-BILLION DOLLAR SPENDING BILL THAT PUTS SPENDING IN NEW MEXICO AT AN ALL TIME HIGH. NOW THE MEASURE GOES TO THE SENATE. MOST OF THE MONEY IN THE MEASURE WOULD GO TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS. THE ABQ JOURNAL REPORTS HOUSE REPUBLICANS DID TRY…MORE

Add Another NM 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County

Add Another NM 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County

SANDOVAL COUNTY IS NOW ON A GROWING LIST OF NEW MEXICO COUNTIES STANDING IN OPPOSITION TO SOME GUN LEGISLATION UNDER CONSIDERATION IN SANTA FE. A NUMBER OF COUNTY COMMISSIONS HAVE VOTED TO OPPOSE THE PROPOSED GUN LAWS BY BECOMING 2ND AMENDMENT “SANCTUARY COUNTIES.” SANDOVAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTED 4-TO-1 IN FAVOR OF THE MOVE AT THURSDAY…MORE

Time Change Bills Could Make for an Earlier Wake Up

Time Change Bills Could Make for an Earlier Wake Up

YOU MAY HAVE TO SHOW UP AT THE BALLOON FIESTA IN ALBUQUERQUE EARLIER THAN YOU ALREADY DO. THAT’S BECAUSE ONE OF THE DAYLIGHT SAVING BILLS AT THE LEGISLATURE COULD IMPACT WHEN YOU ARRIVE THERE. ASCENSIONS ARE, OF COURSE, SLATED CURRENTLY TO START AT 7AM. BUT IF HOUSE BILL 73 IS PASSED AND SIGNED BY GOVERNOR…MORE

Governor Issues Metro Court Order

Governor Issues Metro Court Order

GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM HAS ISSUED AN ORDER SAYING SHE WANTS ICE TO NO LONGER BE ABLE TO DETAIN PEOPLE INSIDE ALBUQUERQUE’S METRO COURT HOUSE. FELIPE RODRIGUEZ, THE CAMPAIGN MANAGER FOR HASHTAG-EDUCATION-NOT-DEPORTATION, TELLS KOB TV IF THE COURT COLLABORATES WITH ICE AND PEOPLE ARE DETAINED, IMMIGRANTS WON’T WANT TO TESTIFY AT METRO COURT OR HAVE…MORE

Teacher Evaluation Overhauled by Proposed Legislation

Teacher Evaluation Overhauled by Proposed Legislation

A BILL OVERHAULING NEW MEXICO’S TEACHER EVALUATION SYSTEM HAS WON UNANIMOUS APPROVAL IN THE STATE SENATE. ITS SPONSOR, MAJORITY WHIP MIMI STEWART OF ALBUQUERQUE, SAYS THE BILL FOCUSES ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND NOT PUNISHMENT, TO EVALUATE TEACHERS. SCHOOLS WOULD NEED TO IMPLEMENT THE NEW SYSTEM BY OCTOBER. IT REQUIRES ANNUAL EVALUATIONS FOR ALL NEW TEACHERS,…MORE

Road Rage Suspects in Custody

Road Rage Suspects in Custody

THE TWO PEOPLE WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH A ROAD RAGE INCIDENT IN ALBUQUERQUE THIS PAST VALENTINE’S DAY ARE NOW UNDER ARREST. THE SHOOTING HAPPENED ON SOUTHBOUND I-25 NEAR THE M-L-K EXIT. THE DRIVER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE WAS HIT IN THE LEGS. APD SAYS STEVEN LOVATO AND ONEISHA HERRERA, BOTH 22, WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY…MORE

Female Murder Victim as Teen

Female Murder Victim as Teen

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE IDENTITY OF A FEMALE FOUND DEAD ON FEBRUARY 10TH. THE DISCOVERY WAS MADE IN AN ARROYO IN THE 32-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MONTGOMERY, NEAR I-25. SHE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 16 YEAR OLD TOMICA YELLOWHORSE. NO CAUSE OF DEATH HAS BEEN RELEASED AND THE CASE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.MORE

Lawmaker Says Bill Would Bring More Rain

Lawmaker Says Bill Would Bring More Rain

A NEW MEXICO LAWMAKER HAS PROPOSED A BILL SHE SAYS WILL HELP IT RAIN IN NEW MEXICO. DEMING DEMOCRATIC STATE REP CANDIE SWEETSER’S BILL WOULD FUND A WEATHER MODIFICATION PROGRAM THAT WOULD PULL RAIN FROM THE CLOUDS. REPRESENTATIVE SWEETSER SAYS THIS WOULDN’T BE THE FIRST TIME CLOUD SEEDING WAS USED IN EASTERN NEW MEXICO, INCREASING…MORE

Water Summit for the East Mountains

Water Summit for the East Mountains

WHAT’S THE NEXT MOVE IN THE EAST MOUNTAINS WHEN IT COMES THE CAMPBELL RANCH REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO GROUNDWATER? SEVERAL WEEKS AGO, A JUDGE DENIED THE APPLICATION FOR THE RANCH TO USE UP TO 100-MILLION GALLONS OF GROUNDWATER ANNUALLY. NOW RESIDENTS OF THE EAST MOUNTAINS CAN LEARN WHAT MIGHT BE THE NEXT MOVE IN THE…MORE

Changes for Albuquerque Motel

Changes for Albuquerque Motel

PEOPLE WHO LIVE OR WORK NEAR THE BOW AND ARROW LODGE NEAR CENTRAL AND WYOMING KNOW IT’S BEEN A CRIME MAGNET FOR SOME TIME. AND THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE WANTS CHANGES TO BE MADE. CARMELINA HART WITH THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT SAYS A JUDGE RECENTLY GAVE THE OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY 120 DAYS TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS.…MORE

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