Bulletin Report One state senator on Wednesday is proposing a tax overhaul bill whose provisions, he says, could be the cure-all for the state’s budget crisis. Sen. William Sharer (R-Farmington) would cut out most taxes state and local taxes and replace them with a flat two-percent tax on things people buy. Sharer says studies show such a flat tax would generate enough revenue to pay for all state and local government functions and “it could raise even more revenue than the current tax ... CONTINUE
Aggie running back named to Maxwell Award watch list Bulletin report New Mexico State University running back Larry Rose III has been selected for the Maxwell Award watch list, announced the Maxwell Football Club on Tuesday. The Maxwell award has been given to America’s College Player of the Year since 1937. Following the conclusion of the 2015 season, Rose was named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team. He was the only ... CONTINUE
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Public domain photo. Bulletin Report New Mexican U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, who currently serves as vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will address the National Congress of American Indians at its 2017 Executive Council Winter Session and Legislative Summit at 2:30 p.m. (ET) today. Udall will outline priorities for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. These priorities include issues deemed important to the Native American nations— improving health care and education, ... CONTINUE
Former U.S. Sen. says treat mental illness like all other illnesses By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin As a long-time advocate for people who suffer from mental illness, former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., helped to “make life a little bit easier for those who are on the margins of life, particularly those suffering from brain illness,” said former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy, D-Rhode Island on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, as he closed the ... CONTINUE