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Democratic Congress Members Raise Alarm About Security at Trump Properties

June 14, 2017 11:41 am
Protesters denounce Donald Trump outside the the Trump International Hotel, Washington, DC USA

Two dozen House Democrats have sent a letter to White House counsel Donald McGahn, warning that digital security holes at the Trump Organization’s clubs and hotels are risks to national security and the secrecy of classified information. “The White House must act immediately to secure the potentially sensitive information on […]

Heinrich Questions Attorney General Sessions In Senate Intel Committee Hearing

June 13, 2017 3:22 pm
Heinrich Questions Attorney General Sessions In Senate Intel Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence open hearing.  

Miera announces run for lieutenant governor

June 12, 2017 5:04 pm
Miera announces run for lieutenant governor

Albuquerque Democrat and former House Majority Leader Rick Miera said Monday that he will run for lieutenant governor in a statement. “New Mexicans deserve leaders who have the courage to make the bold decisions we need that will get our state moving again,” Miera said in a statement announcing his […]

Communications director resigns from Martinez administration

June 9, 2017 1:04 pm
Gov Martinez signs Real ID into law

The communications director for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has stepped down. According to Associated Press, Chris Sanchez resigned to move out-of-state. This is the second recent Martinez Administration departure announced in the same week, the often controversial Public Education Secretary Hanna Skandera said Thursday she was resigning later this […]

NM Public Education Secretary to resign

June 8, 2017 4:24 pm
NM Public Education Secretary to resign

SANTA FE — Often controversial Public Education Department Secretary Skandera will resign from the position later this month, after more than six years on the job. According the Albuquerque Journal she will leave her post on June 20. Since Susana Martinez named her head of the Public Education Department, Skandera […]

Fired FBI Director testifies before Senate Intel Committee

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Fired FBI Director testifies to Senate Intelligence Committee Thurs June 8 2017

WASHINGTON — Today James Comey, the Director of the FBI who President Donald Trump fired abruptly in May, testified under oath this morning before the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence, about his personal interactions with President Donald Trump and any discussions about the investigation into possible ties between Russia […]

APD launches mobile app that can affect your privacy

June 7, 2017 6:12 pm
APD launches mobile app that can affect your privacy

ALBUQUERQUE — Residents will now be able to access Albuquerque Police Department services in a new smartphone app called “ABQ Police” unveiled Friday. APD said when announcing the new mobile app that people will be able to file police reports, crime tips, and get important alerts on their phone. Users can […]

ABQ mayor headed to White House infrastructure summit

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ABQ mayor headed to White House infrastructure summit

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry will go to Washington Thursday to participate in an infrastructure summit, the mayor’s office announced. President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and members of the president’s cabinet invited Berry and other municipal and state leaders to discuss policy and how to best implement the president’s […]

Former UNM coach was overpaid $150,000

June 5, 2017 2:11 pm
Former UNM coach was overpaid $150,000

Friday morning it was revealed in a report by NM Fishbowl that UNM apparently overpaid former men’s basketball head coach Craig Neal by over $150,000. From the website NM Fish Bowl: While Neal was supposed to have been hired for $750,000 a year, pay stubs obtained by NMFishbowl.com show that he actually […]

Lawsuit filed against GSD in attorney payment probe

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Lawsuit filed against GSD in attorney payment probe

A lawsuit was filed Thursday afternoon in Santa Fe District Court by journalist Jeff Proctor against the General Services Department (GSD). The purpose of the lawsuit is to discover how much Gov. Susana Martinez’s private attorney charged New Mexico taxpayers to represent her in a number of court cases. The lawsuit […]