Legal Marijuana Still Raising Controversy in New Mexico

By: October 2, 2017 5:24 pm
Legal Marijuana Still Raising Controversy in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A state-licensed medical dispensary, Ultra Health, is waiting to hear from the federal government after the wraparound bus ads it wanted to buy in Albuquerque were rejected. The city says advertising an illegal drug is prohibited by federal law. Medical marijuana use is legal in New Mexico, […]

Udall, Heinrich Cosponsor Bill To Protect Elections

By: 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 […]

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

By: 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

By: 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 […]

New Mexicans Anxious About Healthcare Bill, Despite Vote Delay

By: July 17, 2017 12:45 pm
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to begin debate on the Obamacare replacement bill this week and pass it using fast-track procedures. That was before Sen. John McCain, a key Republican vote, said he’d be in his home state of Arizona, recovering from surgery. But many in […]