Two candidates who narrowly lost city council races in Las Cruces last week are asking for a recount of about 90 percent of the votes cast in the election.
A federal grand jury is looking into allegations involving Gov. Susana Martinez’s political adviser Jay McCleskey, the Albuquerque Journal is reporting. That includes examining money spent on Martinez’s 2010 inauguration celebration.
Annual investigation finds trouble at the statehouse: secrecy, questionable ethics and conflicts of interest in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Behind New Mexico’s ranking: widespread and systemic weaknesses in overseeing ethics, campaign finance and lobbying.
El Paso Electric should engage in a dialogue with its customers and the renewable energy industry rather than continue pursuit of new rate cases that penalize local solar users.
“I am confident that neither Jay nor anyone else has done anything wrong,” Gov. Susana Martinez said. As a former prosecutor, she added, “I trust the system to look into and then reject these types of political cheap shots.”