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Three years ago, none of the committees in the New Mexico House of Representatives were chaired by a member from Las Cruces. This year, our representatives lead three committees, including the one … more
At its best, sports can provide lessons to help us in life. At the New Mexico State University football celebration Jan. 21 Downtown at Plaza de Las Cruces, Aggie Coach Jerry Kill called his team … more
Did they ever pry that gun away from Charleton Heston, or did they just bury him with it? Inspired by Heston, U.S. Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, made a similar vow last week, though it will be … more
It’s a variety of things, but most of us would agree the roasting of green chile is the first indicator of autumn in the Mesilla Valley. Usually, it’s still very hot during chile season, … more
Voters are savvy enough to know there is no free lunch, but the fact city general obligation bonds on the ballot every four years replace retiring bonds does allow supporters to honestly state that passage will not increase taxes. And so, they usually pass. more
If Yvette Herrell wins re-election in the newly re-configured New Mexico Congressional District 2, will that disprove the lawsuit filed by the Republican Party now pending in the state Supreme Court alleging gerrymandering? more
New Mexico voters have proven eager in past elections to change our antiquated state Constitution every time they get the opportunity. more
The nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico supports procedures for free, fair, safe and accessible elections and encourages all citizens to be actively engaged in understanding the existing processes that support election integrity and in working to strengthen them. more
I was disappointed to learn that filmmakers plan to resume production on “Rust,” a Western that began filming in northern New Mexico in 2021. I also urge state regulators to keep a much closer eye on that set this time. more
During the next few weeks, voters will get their first chance to weigh in on the recent rulings by our new Supreme Court, with its 6-3 conservative majority. more
Every two years, those running for office tell us this will be the most important election of our lives, and I always roll my eyes and mumble, maybe for you. more
This month is National Recovery Month. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), it is a national observance to promote and support new evidence-based substance use disorder and mental health treatment. more
The 14th Amendment, passed in 1868, was one of three changes made to the Constitution during the Reconstruction Era designed to ensure southern states didn’t slip back into their old ways. more
With the fall election season upon us, voters will want to be aware there are several issues on the ballot beyond the list of candidates vying for office. Included among these are three proposed amendments to the New Mexico Constitution. more
The state Supreme Court has come out against proposed reform to the bail system, setting up a potential clash with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham if she is re-elected in November. more
My parents started a college fund for me when I was still in my mother’s womb. more
The abandoned seed barn off West Amador Avenue has stood for decades as a giant monument to lost industry. more
New Mexico has fallen back into last place in the annual ranking of childhood wellbeing, and there is one clear reason why, education. more
In the aftermath of the killings at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and other mass shootings, Congress passed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA). more
Back in 2018, a state district judge issued an historic decision identifying the long-time shortcomings and faults of New Mexico’s Public Education System. more
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