I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
TODAY’S TOP STORIES: Five years after the fact, agency at heart of federal inquiry wonders if it got good advice
The New Mexico Finance Authority is putting up $16 million of collateral on complex financial transactions at the heart of a federal probe into an alleged pay-to-play scheme, The Associated Press reports. And officials are now wondering if the agency received good advice from outside advisers.
Oops. Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez’s administration apparently inked a new five-year deal with the company that runs the city’s controversial red-light camera program and some people are not happy at all, the Albuquerque Journal reports.
A state court judge decides there is enough probable cause to impose harsher charges on Robertson High football players accused of assaulting fellow team members, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports.
An Environmental Protection Agency appeals board has agreed to review the approval of an air permit issued to the proposed Desert Rock coal-fired power plant, but carbon dioxide emissions won’t be part of the process, The Associated Press reports.