Articles by: Tribune Staff Writers

Trump signs order on family separation

June 20, 2018 7:32 pm
Trump signs order on family separation

WASHINGTON — Today in the Oval Office flanked by Vice President and Homeland Security Secretary at his side, President Trump signed an executive order ending the separation of families at the Mexico border. The executive order will allow for the indefinite detention of the families, together, in order for the […]

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Moody’s downgrades NM bond ratings

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Moody’s downgrades NM bond ratings

NEW YORK CITY  — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating on the State of New Mexico’s general obligation bonds from Aa1 to Aa2, and revised the outlook from negative to stable. This action affects approximately $260 million outstanding general obligation bonds. Moody’s have also downgraded from Aa2 to […]

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Udall Votes for Major Defense Bill to Strengthen NM & Nation

June 19, 2018 3:42 pm
Udall Votes for Major Defense Bill to Strengthen NM & Nation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the full Senate in voting to pass the National DefenseAuthorization Act (NDAA), a major bill to benefit New Mexico’s service members and military families,veterans, military bases, and defense programs throughout the state. The NDAA, which passed the Senate by a margin of 85-10 […]

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21 Attorneys General sign letter demanding end to border separation

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21 Attorneys General sign letter demanding end to border separation

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is leading a group of Attorneys General from across the nation in calling for an end to the “zero tolerance” policy of separating families that cross the border illegally. In a letter addressed to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Department of […]

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “Midnight, Texas” to film a second season in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “Midnight, Texas” to film a second season in New Mexico

SANTA FE – New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the television series “Midnight, Texas” produced by Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment will be filming from mid-June through mid-September in Albuquerque. The production will employ approximately 400 New Mexico crew members, 40 New Mexico actors and […]

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Investiture ceremony held for Justice Clingman

June 18, 2018 5:31 pm
Photo courtesy of the Administrative Office of the Courts. Cutline information: Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura (left) administers the oath of office to Justice Gary L. Clingman(center). Patrick Clingman, the justice’s son, (right) holds the Bible.

SANTA FE – A formal investiture ceremony was held today for New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Gary L. Clingman. The swearing-in and robing of Justice Clingman occurred in the Supreme Court courtroom in Santa Fe. Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura administered the oath of office. Justice Clingman’s son, Patrick Clingman, […]

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Video Message from Archbishop John C. Wester Expressing Urgency in the Reversal of U.S. Policy Separating Families

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Video Message from Archbishop John C. Wester Expressing Urgency in the Reversal of U.S. Policy Separating Families

Santa Fe — On June 15, 2018 the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement expressing urgency in reversal of policy separating families. In this June 18th video, Archbishop John C. Wester expands on the unconscionable affects this policy places on our brothers and sisters from other countries seeking […]

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Panel: Nuclear contamination found on worker at weapons lab

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LOS ALAMOS (AP) — Reports from an independent safety panel show radioactive contamination was found on a worker’s hands and other places at a nuclear weapons lab in New Mexico — the latest safety lapse at the facility as it ramps up work with nuclear material. All pipefitting work was […]

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