Articles by: New Mexico Tribune
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Deportation raids by ICE agents in Clovis and Portales

July 31, 2017 11:23 am
Deportation raids by ICE agents in Clovis and Portales

NEW MEXICO — A new wave of deportation raids by ICE agents was reported in Clovis and Portales, according to the immigrant rights group Somos un Pueblo Unido. At least eight Clovis residents were detained by ICE agents, including workers supporting the local economy, according to Emmanuelle Leal-Sanchez, communications coordinator with the […]

Police: Hiker Dies in White Rock Canyon After Fall

July 27, 2017 10:36 am
Police: Hiker Dies in White Rock Canyon After Fall

LAS ALAMOS — Authorities say a 19-year-old hiker has died after losing his footing in the White Rock Canyon in northern New Mexico. According to a report from The Los Alamos Monitor (https://goo.gl/ea2vmL), 19 year old Los Alamos resident Trevor Matuszak died Sunday while hiking with two of his friends […]

Legislative Disabilities Concerns Subcommittee to hold public meeting

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Legislative Disabilities Concerns Subcommittee to hold public meeting

ALBUQUERQUE — The Disabilities Concerns Subcommittee of the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee will have its second meeting of this interim on Thursday, August 3, at the UNM Science and Technology Center Rotunda, located at 801 University Blvd., in Albuquerque. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. At this meeting, the […]

Albuquerque BioPark to celebrate Global Tiger Day

July 25, 2017 6:06 pm
Albuquerque BioPark to celebrate Global Tiger Day

ALBUQUERQUE — The Albuquerque BioPark is hosting an event to celebrate Global Tiger Day on Saturday. In the early 1900s there were 100,000 tigers, today only about 3,000 exist in the entire world. Albuquerque BioPark will host an event where you can learn more about tigers and their conservation efforts. […]

Business owned by governor candidate’s family faces lawsuit

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Business owned by governor candidate’s family faces lawsuit

SANTA FE — The family of a New Mexico Democratic candidate for governor, state Sen. Joseph Cervantes, is being sued by a group of farmworkers. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (https://goo.gl/xokyQZ) that the farmworkers accuse the business of trying to use a federal visa program and passing over foreign […]

Udall, Heinrich Cosponsor Bill To Protect Elections

July 24, 2017 11:31 pm
Udall, Heinrich Cosponsor Bill To Protect Elections

WASHINGTON — In an effort to address Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, New Mexico’s two U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich cosponsored a bill led by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) to address threats to America’s campaign finance system. The Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United has allowed […]

NM to receive $18M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds

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NM to receive $18M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds

SANTA FE — The state of New Mexico is set to receive about $18 million dollars in settlement funds following resolution of the Volkswagen court case. The case involved more than 500,000 vehicles that Volkswagen installed electronics allowing cars to pass emissions tests while the vehicle actually emitted up to […]

Poll: 56% of New Mexicans disapprove of Trump

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Poll: 56% of New Mexicans disapprove of Trump

According to a new Gallup Poll, Trump’s approval rating sits at 37%, while disapproval rating is 56% in New Mexico. That approval rating is the 11th-lowest of any state, tied with Rhode Island. The poll asked 648 people in New Mexico with an 8% margin of error. Gallup’s text analysis of the […]

Money from outside NM influencing ABQ mayor election

July 21, 2017 12:50 pm
Money from outside NM influencing ABQ mayor election

ALBUQUERQUE — There is less than three months until the people of Albuquerque vote for mayor. Campaign contribution filing reports indicate candidates are accepting varying donation amounts from around New Mexico, and all across the country. Both New Mexico and Albuquerque campaign finance laws allow for out of city and […]

Pearce Sues to Access $1 Million in Campaign Cash

July 20, 2017 6:55 pm
Pearce Sues to Access $1 Million in Campaign Cash

LAS CRUCES — Rep Steve Pearce (R-NM) on Thursday sued the Secretary of State’s Office to get access to his $1 million he wants to use to run for governor in 2018. State law limits campaign contributions to $5,500 in a primary and again in the general election. This week […]