Today's intelligence from state and/or national reporting: for those who want "in the weeds" details about bills and issues under consideration by the New Mexico Legislature. Part 8 of this series lays out the ongoing debate among legislators about the kind of alcohol taxes needed to reduce consumption in a state with worst-in-the-nation rates of alcohol-related deaths.
Most of the things in life which bring a smile to our face are simple. There is nothing better than watching the play of toddler or a young pup to remind us of the simple joys.
This article is a follow up on my last article, Real resolutions for the new year. This whole court case over one couple locking out the public from access to public lands, all hinges on a legal ruling called Prescriptive Easement. What does this mean?
Today's intelligence: A New Mexico in Depth special series examines whether the state has the ability to take care of its growing population of senior citizens.
So often we head from one year into the next with vague notions of things we should work on changing. Perhaps this year, pause, and then dive into 2024 with strong convictions for change
Today's intelligence from state and/or national news: State-of-the-art new residences open at the New Mexico State Veterans' Home in Truth or Consequences.
Today's intelligence from state and national reporting: A roundup of the arguments presented yesterday to New Mexico's Supreme Court on whether state law takes reproductive health care policymaking authority away from local governments.
Today's intelligence from state and national reporting: New Mexicans' long-denied eligibility for compensation for radiation-exposure illnesses eliminated during legislative negotiations between the U.S. Senate and House.
Today's intelligence from state or national reporting: The mysterious canine respiratory syndrome circulating in the U.S. may now be present in New Mexico.
“Someone else will pick it up.”
Today's intelligence: Dogs are coming down with a hitherto-unknown respiratory illness in several U.S. states, including nearby Colorado.
Truth or Consequences master storm water drainage plan attached here; public comments are due by Oct. 25
This is a call out to citizens to comment. The more eyes, the more likely a good drainage plan will be put into effect. Those with knowledge about "green infrastructure" that will store and use storm water to enhance plant life for health, well being and sustainability are especially needed.