Friday, October 28, 2011
In March of last year, a New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce was established to support local economies, help businesses green their operations and advocate for a clean energy economy.
The Congressional Budget Office reports that incomes of the richest Americans have jumped a whopping 275 percent since 1979.
It's unclear who will take over the preserve's management -- but it is clear the current system hasn't worked
New Mexico is launching a campaign to improve pedestrian safety and it calls for police enforcement blitzes of a law requiring motorists to yield to people in crosswalks.
New Mexico in Focus points the lens at the environment this week, bringing in experts on the state’s past and its present environmental climate. Author and journalist V.B. Price will discuss his forthcoming book detailing the changing face of New Mexico’s environment since World War II.
Inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center are staying there longer they should, which is clogging up the system and overcrowding the jail.
By Michael Swickard • Commentary • The core of our dysfunction is the schools are ignoring the most basic principle of learning. It is driven almost entirely by the curiosity of humans and their need to have the tools to satisfy that curiosity.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico says it will seek an injunction against the University of New Mexico to allow anti-Wall Street protesters to continue protesting on campus.
Judge Michael Murphy, who faces serious felony bribery charges, is also in hot water with the GLBTQ community in Las Cruces.
They blame it on global warming - and more than a century of mismanagement of forests and fires.
Indicted District Judge Michael Murphy, who was suspended from the bench by the state Supreme Court earlier this year, never suspected conversations he had with another judge in her private chambers were secretly recorded.