At a special Town Hall held at Alma de Arte Charter School May 23, local legislators met with constituents to discuss the special legislative session called by Gov. Susanna Martinez to concerning the state budget and tax reform. District 36 Sen. Jeff Steinborn, District 36 Rep. Nathan Small and District 35 Rep. Angelica Rubio participated, although Small left early for another event in Hatch. When asked if they thought issues could be resolved by the special session, the legislators looked grim and ... CONTINUE
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Council approves update in impact fees By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin By a 6-1 vote, the Las Cruces City Council approved a resolution granting updates to the city’s public safety development impact fees and capital improvement plan. Councillor Ceil Levatino was the sole vote against the resolution. The vote will mean a fee increase for some home owners and some business owners. The fees are “onetime payments used to ... CONTINUE
‘JUSTICE EVERYWHERE’ Carrying a United States flag, Curtis Rosemond — president and CEO with the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce — leads Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima, center, and others during the Martin Luther King Jr. March, Monday, Jan. 16 in downtown Las Cruces. In conjunction with a federal holiday, the march was held the day after what would have been the Civil Rights leader’s 88th birthday. King was struck down by an assassin’s ... CONTINUE
Join ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ on Sept. 12 at Young Park The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing fast. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the US, with 5.3 million currently afflicted with the disease. Sixteen million are expected to have the disease by 2050. There is no cure, no treatment and no prevention. Statewide, 36,000 New Mexicans are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, a number expected to swell ... CONTINUE