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…
Denish flight money didn’t come from stimulus funds
A key claim in the latest ad by Republican gubernatorial candidate Allen Weh isn’t true, according to documents obtained NMPolitics.net. Weh asserted that Denish “spent stimulus money to fly a jet to a parade,” but reporter Heath Haussamen (formerly of The Independent) has obtained documents that show the flight was paid for with state general fund money–not stimulus money.
Whether or not the state funds should be used for this is another debate.