In Las Cruces, city policymakers are considering creating a brand-new public financing system. Common Cause New Mexico is also pushing for improvements to existing programs in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Not all believe their efforts will help combat big money.
Government officials from New Mexico and the Navajo Nation were among those working through the weekend to try to understand and respond to the Environmental Protection Agency’s inadvertent triggering of the spill of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the Animas River last week.
National Farmers Market Week last week got me thinking about the economic and cultural importance of not just the state’s 75 farmers markets, but of New Mexico agriculture more broadly.
Donald Trump says the nation’s campaign funding system is ‘broken,’ but other presidential hopefuls largely avoid the issue.
It’s legal, but that doesn’t mean using private email is a good idea. The N.M. Foundation for Open Government has concerns about Tim Keller’s Gmail account.
Explosions outside Calvary Baptist Church and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Las Cruces have had a significant impact on many people. Some have shared their personal stories, thoughts, and feelings with NMPolitics.net on Facebook. We decided to republish many of their comments here.