Is this a preview of the advertising battle we’ll see in the 2014 governor’s race?
The New Mexico Republican Party has released a YouTube video attacking state Sen. Tim Keller, describing him as ” breathtakingly and shockingly radical.”
Sen. Keller, who has been mulling a possible run to challenge Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, wasn’t aware that the [...]
We had a chance to talk to Gov. Susana Martinez today (May 1) for a few minutes and, with the trusty Flip camera in tow, joined a couple other reporters for a quick interview.
New Mexico Watchdog asked her about what seems like the pending USDA approval of a horse slaughter facility in Roswell. Click here [...]
For fiscal conservatives, the trillion-dollar budget deficits the U.S. has run up threaten the economic future of the world’s largest economy.
But liberals insist the government should spend more money when the economy is stagnant and unemployment is high, even though it means running up larger deficits in the short term.
Earlier this week, Paul Gessing, president [...]
An author and economist who followed the career of Margaret Thatcher – and who worked with her on a biography — said in a recent interview that the woman who served as British prime minister from 1979-1990 leaves a powerful legacy in international affairs while leading a transformation of the economic landscape in the United [...]
The debate about climate change has been a passionate one, with arguments falling into three general categories:
1) the planet is definitely warming, the chief culprit is humans pumping pollution into the atmosphere and nations across the globe must immediately get on board a plan to reduce their carbon footprints
2) there is evidence the planet is warming but [...]
I joined three media colleagues late last week on New Mexico In Focus, the weekly public affairs program hosted by Gene Grant on KNME-TV in Albuquerque.
A post-mortem on the just-completed 60-day legislative session in Santa Fe.
James Monteleone of the Albuquerque Journal, Steve Terrell of the Santa Fe New Mexican and Matt Reichbach of the [...]
The 60-day session in the Roundhouse ended in dramatic fashion Saturday (March 16) as a last-second tax package that tied in a number of other pieces of legislation rolled through the Senate and House as the clock struck noon. (Click here to read the details.)
Did Mimi Stewart dislike it?
Is the new pope Argentinian?
We talked to the Democrat from [...]
New Mexico’s attorney general Gary King doubts whether a public e-mail exemption the Legislature has claimed for itself would stand up in court and told New Mexico Watchdog his office would side with opponents of the bill if there’s a court challenge.
“I don’t think the Legislature can exempt themselves from making public documents that they prepare and such [...]
Gov. Susana Martinez told New Mexico Watchdog in a video interview that unless there is a last-second change to the $5.9 billion budget passed by the Legislature, she will veto it — which means lawmakers will be called back to the Roundhouse in a special session.
“Yes, at this point the way the budget exists, I’m [...]
A bill that would extend liability protections to Virgin Galactic and other spacecraft manufacturers in case of accidents at Spaceport America is heading to the desk of Gov. Susana Martinez.
On Monday (March 11), the state House of Representatives on a 62-0 vote passed Senate Bill 240, which applies to the facility in southern New Mexico that state taxpayers spent $240 million [...]