By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE — The federal government is expected to pick up tab to repair road damage sustained during last month’s record rainfall.
The head of the New Mexico Department of Transportation told New Mexico Watchdog he expects the federal government to pay the $20-million repair bill.
“At this time we [...]
Out-of-wedlock births have grown exponentially in the US (increasing more than eight-fold since 1930 and doubling since 1980) but New Mexico has the second-highest percentage of babies born outside of marriage in the country — 52.3 percent.
And a recent study done by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think-tank based in Washington DC, contends New Mexico [...]
Noted economist Milton Friedman was born on July 31, 1912 and free-market and small-government advocates around the world are celebrating what would have been his 100th birthday today.
If you’re not that familiar with Friedman, here’s an excerpt of an interview he did back in 1979 with Phil Donahue:
Here are some links to various commemorations of [...]
Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) has introduced a bill that would require employers with a staff of 10 or more who don’t offer 401(k) plans or other retirement programs to establish an automatic Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for their employees to invest in.
More nanny-state meddling? Well, the initial reactions don’t exactly follow the script.
At first glance, [...]
Since we exposed vehicle abuse by a division director at the New Mexico Corrections Department, tips on other government misconduct have been flooding in. Misused funds in a school district, highway department hijinks, bullying by regulators, a supervisor faking their hours, federal stimulus funds for illegal immigrant labor, and on. Keep them coming. We are [...]