Gov. Susana Martinez seems to have kept her approval-ratings winning streak intact.
In a poll released by KOB-TV in conjunction with the polling outfit Survey USA, 66 percent of New Mexicans are happy with the job she is doing.
For nearly a year and a half, the Republican governor — the first Hispanic female governor of any party in the U.S. — has finished with [...]
First, it was the administration of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez.
Then, it was Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Udall.
Now, Democratic U.S. House of Representatives member Ben Ray Luján is complaining about the Obama administration’s 5.1 percent reduction for states who get mineral and energy royalties from the federal government.
On Tuesday (May 14), Rep. Luján joined other members [...]
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 [...]
Government entities be warned: Fail to submit an audit to the state and say good-bye to some of that state money you want.
In Part 1 of our investigation into agencies, school districts, communities and other entities that haven’t turned in proper audits of taxpayer dollars they’ve received or spent, New Mexico Watchdog focused on the [...]
Gov. Susana Martinez has voiced her support for Sen. Tom Udall, who has introduced legislation challenging the Obama administration’s decision to use sequestration to seize 5 percent of mineral and energy royalties from states..
“The federal government should never have cut these royalty payments to begin with, as they don’t represent the traditional type of programmatic cuts 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 [...]
Even though it’s looking like a horse slaughterhouse in southern New Mexico is about to be approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Gov. Susana Martinez told reporters on Wednesday (May 1) that she’s still against it.
“I oppose the slaughtering of horses,” the Republican governor said. “I think horses are a part of our culture, [...]
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez made the “Time 100,” the annual list the weekly newsmagazine deems the most influential people in the world.
The Republican governor joins Time’s mix of politicians, executives, artists and leaders on the rundown that’s simultaneously praised and panned.
The editors at Time have notable personalities write the short bios of the 100 and [...]
It’s run $25 million over budget, it’s way behind schedule and now the new courthouse in downtown Santa Fe has merchants worried that a decision to prohibit public parking in the new facility will translate into hassles that will hurt their businesses.
“When this thing opens, it’s going to be a nightmare, an absolute nightmare,” said [...]
From the Santa Fe New Mexican:
State Sen. Linda Lopez, an Albuquerque Democrat, said Monday that she’s ready to run for governor.
Lopez, who first was elected to the Senate in 1996, told The New Mexican that she has appointed a campaign treasurer but still needs to set up a campaign account and complete the paperwork at [...]