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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
Democrats in the state Legislature went to a lot of trouble to gerrymander the Second Congressional District, and now their colleagues in Washington, D.C. are squandering it. more
Our nation’s efforts to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner from Russian prison demonstrate how conflicted we are on the enforcement of cannabis laws. more
“Will you still need me; will you still feed me; when I’m 64?” I was 8 years old when the Beatles released that song in 1967, and it seemed quite probable to me then I would need help feeding myself by the time I hit 64. If I hit 64. more
State Rep. Rebecca Dow of Truth or Consequences, who finished second in a five-person race for governor in the Republican primary election last month, has agreed to pay a $500 civil penalty to settle a bitter dispute with the State Ethics Commission. more
The city of Las Cruces has a lot invested in the Desert Hope apartment complex for low-income residents. more
The League of Women Voters supports election procedures that protect the right of every citizen to vote and that are verifiable. New Mexico is fortunate to have a well-functioning voting system and has been rated in the top half of the states by the MIT Election Performance Lab. more
The conversion of unused tennis courts at Apodaca Park to new pickleball courts that get played on every day is an example of city leaders listening to residents and making better use of existing facilities. more
There have been a lot of game changers since COVID-19 began — including the virus itself, which has upended our way of life across the globe. For two years, we have been in a dead heat, racing … more
I doubt if there is any law on the books more flagrantly and routinely violated every year by otherwise law-abiding residents of our community than the city’s restrictions on fireworks. more
I understand criticism of the Biden Administration for not acting sooner to address the baby formula shortage before it became a crisis.That’s justified. What I don’t understand is the … more
On Oct. 23 and 24, the taxpayer-funded Las Cruces Convention Center will be used once again to pump more guns onto the streets of Las Cruces and southern New Mexico. Those are the dates of the … more
Between them, the Las Cruces School Board and the Last Cruces City Council have approved combined budget increases of more than $50 million for the upcoming fiscal year. The School Board … more
Primary election voting is now underway in New Mexico. Unfortunately, voter turnout in primaries is often relatively low compared with general elections. Nationally in 2018, the last non-presidential … more
May 20 is National Bike to Work Day, when local cyclists join a half-million nationwide as they enjoy a scenic ride to work. While they’ll mostly ride for pleasure, this cycling cadre will avoid rising fuel prices, boost the local economy and build community. more
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