Former Secretary of State Dianna Duran, who illegally used campaign funds to keep her personal bank account in the black while gambling at New Mexico casinos, has until Wednesday to decide whether to spend 30 days in jail or withdraw her guilty plea and instead go to trial.
It glosses over the broader reality of who is most at risk of being murdered with guns.
Title lenders have fended off tighter state oversight of their operations behind millions of dollars in campaign contributions, aggressive challenges to regulators who seek to rein them in and by writing loan contracts that leave aggrieved borrowers with little legal recourse.
We can all be like the candles on a menorah, offering warmth and the promise of unity and respect towards one another.
The administrator of Doña Ana County’s jail, who is facing a second-degree felony charge of embezzlement or fraud over $20,000, isn’t accused of pocketing that money.
Bipartisan legislation passed by Congress empowers educators as trusted professionals to make school and classroom decisions, while keeping the focus on students most in need.