Friday, October 21, 2011
New Mexico News
A legislative committee says the federal government plans next year to slightly reduce how much matching money it will provide to New Mexico for health care for the poor and uninsured children.
One of Santa Fe's earliest streets and a possible plaster pit dating from the 1600s has been discovered by archaeologists.
Five local brew pubs in the Land of Enchantment, from New Mexico Magazine
Hispanic preschoolers see 290 Spanish-language fast-food TV ads each year. McDonald’s is responsible for one-quarter of young people’s exposure to Spanish-language fast-food advertising.
Marketside brand salads sold at Wal-Mart and Smith’s Food and Drug in New Mexico are part of a nationwide salmonella recall.
By Steve Pearce • Commentary • The U.S. Postal Service must deal with its structural problems, hold down costs, and find new sources of revenue. I did not vote to bail out the big banks, and I will not vote to bail out the U.S. Postal Service.
New Mexico Rail Runner Express riders will soon have to pay more to ride the train.
By Michael Swickard • Commentary • An anti-cannabis stance is unfortunate because it needlessly condemns some people to a very unpleasant ending of their life without the relief of medical cannabis.
By Heath Haussamen • News • Recent court decisions have rendered N.M.’s Campaign Reporting Act “unenforceable,” one activist says. Without strong disclosure laws, some worry the state could be flooded with undisclosed spending on ads next year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico's largest water utility has extended its drought advisory and is urging customers to continue conserving. Thursday, October 20, 2011.
SANTA FE, N.M. -- Legislative auditors report the New Mexico State Fair is running in the red and doesn't have enough money to finance day-to-day operations. Thursday, October 20, 2011.