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…
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Hundreds of people turned a cavernous hearing room into cramped quarters Thursday to hear how more than 1,500 brick-and-mortar projects wound up on a 60-some-odd page list of projects targeted to lose state money. The bill could become the linchpin to the 30-day session. But if the large crowd of real people and dogged questioning by state lawmakers were any indicators, the legislation isn’t winning any popularity contests.
The reforms include consolidating the seven regional housing authorities into three, designating an agency to oversee regional operations, strengthening conflict-of-interest language, permanently eliminating the authorities’ ability to issue bonds, and requiring that transactions of over $100,000 be reviewed and approved by the mortgage finance authority.
Sen. Tim Jennings of Roswell accused the governor Monday of orchestrating a putsch against him in his bid to keep his office as Senate President Pro Tem, despite Richardson’s pledge last month not to interfere in Roundhouse leadership fights.