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Poll: 56% of New Mexicans disapprove of Trump

July 24, 2017 2:41 pm
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 […]

Federal Court Allows Delay on Pesticide Ban

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Critics of the Regulatory Accountability Act say it would remove health protections for food and other everyday consumables, putting people at greater risk of illness. (Wikimedia/Creative Commons)

NEW YORK – Today a federal appeals court refused to order the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children. In late 2016 the EPA said in a report that exposure to chlorpyrifos, a pesticide chemically related to Sarin nerve gas, puts children, farm workers and the […]

The art of the (Trump and Putin) Deal

July 14, 2017 6:39 pm
The art of the (Trump and Putin) Deal

Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. Whether there was such a deal is being investigated. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what might Trump have agreed to do for you? 1. Repudiate NATO. NATO is the biggest thorn in your side – the […]

GOP Rep to run for Governor, will leave Congress

July 10, 2017 12:36 pm
GOP Rep to run for Governor, will leave Congress

In a press conference today the man who has held New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District seat for the past 12 years announced he is leaving Congress to run for Governor of New Mexico in 2018. As New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress, the district Rep Steve Pearce (R-NM) represents […]

Preserving DACA Proves Little Relief to NM Immigrants

June 26, 2017 4:36 pm
Preserving DACA Proves Little Relief to NM Immigrants

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — It’s been more than a week since President Donald Trump said he won’t seek deportation for the young people known as Dreamers brought to the U.S. as children – but not much has changed to give hope to immigrant families in New Mexico. Trump’s decision to […]

Latest TrumpCare Draft Threatens NM Medicaid

June 22, 2017 9:40 am
Latest TrumpCare Draft Threatens NM Medicaid

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest version of Trumpcare, the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, has been made available, with only one week to review, with a vote scheduled for next week. The draft it contains drastic implications for Medicaid in New Mexico. Senate Majority Leader […]

Did Trump Get a Big Tax Refund After 2005?

June 16, 2017 5:14 pm
Did Trump Get a Big Tax Refund After 2005?

This story was co-published with The Washington Post. The pressure is growing to force President Trump to turn over his tax returns. The other day, for example, 200 Congressmen filed a suit in federal court, arguing that voters and lawmakers have a right to know whether Trump’s businesses are violating […]

Operation Alpha and Omega Update

June 15, 2017 7:28 pm
Operation Alpha and Omega Update

Albuquerque, NM – The United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico has been conducting Operation “Alpha and Omega,” in New Mexico. The Operation runs from May 15, 2017 – December 31, 2017. Operation Alpha and Omega will partner the United States Marshals Service in NM with the […]