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…
PILT would not be subject to the normal appropriations process, but would be reduced by five percent each year for the next five years, with the hope that it will eventually be phased out.
The New Mexico pension fund will continue to invest in billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson for now, the fund’s chief investment officer said Wednesday.
Rep. Ben Luján (D-N.M.) and other Democratic members of the New Mexico congressional delegation are asking the Obama administration to open a regional United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in central New Mexico.
Gov. Susana Martinez (R) signed a law Wednesday tightening requirements for firms who receive preference in receiving government contracts, closing a “loophole” that allowed out-of-state firms to take advantage of the existing system.
According to a new study, migration from northern states to the Sun Belt has slowed in the past few years, putting a break on the population growth that has driven the region’s relatively strong economic performance.
In the wake of Public Regulation Commission member Jerome Block Jr.’s resignation, a new report says that the problems afflicting the state regulator go deeper than any one individual.
Republicans and Democrats in the state are divided over which court should be assigned the task of redrawing New Mexico’s federal and state legislative districts, and Democrats have asked the state’s highest court to pick a location.
Gov. Susana Martinez is the only U.S. governor in attendance at this year’s Border Governors Conference in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, which brings together representatives from the governments of the states along the U.S.-Mexican border.
With a legislative compromise over redistricting between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez failing to emerge, the redrawing of New Mexico’s districts for federal and state lawmakers now goes to the courts.
The governors of the four U.S. southern border states will join their counterparts from the northern states of Mexico in a conference to be held in Ensenada, Baja California. Gov. Susana Martinez will serve as vice-chair of the conference,…
Officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) say apprehensions of people illegally crossing the New Mexico section of the U.S.-Mexico border have once again declined in fiscal year 2011.
The New Mexico House passed a Democratic-backed redistricting plan this morning, with every Republican in the chamber voting against the proposal.
Over a hundred religious leaders in New Mexico have released an open letter to lawmakers asking them not to end a 2003 law permitting undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson will be allowed to participate in Thursday’s Fox News debate in Orlando, Fla., among Republican presidential candidates, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reports
A new Gallup poll finds, on average, Americans believe 51 cents out of every dollar the federal government spends is wasted, a new high since the question was first asked in 1979.
A proposal to shift the borders of New Mexico’s three congressional districts will be debated by the full state Senate now that two committees, Rules and Judiciary, have approved it.
An open letter from leaders of the groups Take Back Washington, Tea Party Nation, Downsize DC, GOProud, the D.C. Tea Party and other conservative groups calls on members of Congress to reject the Legal Workforce Act, a bill sponsored by…
A majority of people imprisoned by the federal government for felonies in 2011 have been Hispanic, according to a report by the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Solis signs foreign workers’ rights agreements, conservative media decries ‘protection of illegal workers’
On Monday, U.S. Department of Labor Sec. Hilda Solis, together with the ambassadors of Costa Rica, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic, signed agreements guaranteeing the labor rights of workers from those countries residing within the United States. The ambassadors of Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua, countries which already have such agreements with the U.S. government, were also in attendance at the ceremony.
Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney all achieve roughly equal results against Barack Obama in a new Gallup poll of registered voters.