People from across the political spectrum are divided over the so-called "Red-Flag" gun control law that allows family members or law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others.
Former Rio Rancho City Councilor and resident Cheryl Everett raised questions in a Jan. 31 column posted on the Rio Rancho Observer’s website about local, state and other government agencies' commitment to public interest.
New Mexico lawmakers are considering whether to renegotiate a 2016 pact with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to clean up a decades-old hazardous waste site at the Los Alamos National Laboratory amid charges the state is trying to lessen the urgency of the project.
The purchasing power of a dollar in New Mexico, based on the cost of living and other factors in the state, is $1.07, according to a state-by-state ranking of the dollar’s value by the website 24/7 Wall St.
Farmers and agri-businesses in New Mexico have received more than $16 million in subsidies made available to combat the effects of the trade war with China, according to a database developed by a Washington-based advocacy organization.
Hundreds of new state laws took effect across the nation this week, including minimum wage increases, new internet privacy rules, gun-related regulations, marijuana legalization and new tests on whether workers can be classified as independent contractors.
Based on a ranking consisting of 10 measurements, including income levels, home ownership and commute times, Frenchtown is the best Montana suburb in which to live, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis published this month.
The number of youths in foster care in New Mexico at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 2,508, a 5.6 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).