19 hrs ago
The Weekly Standard
Starving for a Beer
It's become an all too familiar tale: A naA ve, amoral Westerner travels to Stalinist North Korea and returns with breathless tales of what a wacky, weird, and wild time he had there! No, we're not just talking about former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson.
20 hrs ago
Farmington Daily Times
New Mexico's challenge is to catch up
Two and a-half years is hardly sufficient time for any governor to transform a state with a history of consistently coming in at the bottom of national ratings that measure the well-being of its people.
21 hrs ago
New Mexico's bridges could see trouble
The Washington State bridge collapse has New Mexicans wondering about bridge safety in their state.
Lovelace, two others lose appeal of state Medicaid decision
Lovelace Health Plan and two other insurers on Friday lost their appeals to be part of New Mexico's $4 billion Medicaid program beginning Jan.
Thu May 23, 2013
Farmington Daily Times
New Mexico tourism secretary stops by Farmington on statewide campaign
The New Mexico True campaign is part of the tourism department's push to put New Mexico on the map for travelers across the U.S. Efforts to coordinate with local tourism agencies across the state, such as Farmington's Convention and Visitors Bureau, are already underway.
KRQE News 13
Suit: Authorities didn't protect kids
A lawsuit filed by a victim of a suspected Santa Fe child molester claims police and other authorities repeatedly ignored his and other boy's allegations and that a New Mexico lawmaker used her political influence to protect the suspect.
Otter, Idaho exchange officials defend exchange, say feds won't run it
Gov. Butch Otter and Idaho Health Insurance Exchange Board Chairman Stephen Weeg are defending Idaho's work toward a state-based insurance exchange, after a Wall Street Journal article today pointed to decisions by Idaho and New Mexico to make use the federal government's computer platform for the exchange's initial launch as a sign that the two ... (more)
New Mexicans donating to Oklahoma relief efforts warned to watch for scammers
New Mexicans wanting to donate money to victims of the Oklahoma City tornado are being warned by the American Red Cross to be on the lookout for con artists posing as charities.
Wed May 22, 2013
Farmington Daily Times
More states allowing those in country illegally to obtain driver's...
Gone are the days when New Mexico and Washington were the only states to issue driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.
Cuts loom in New Mexico unemployment benefits
New Mexicans qualifying for extended unemployment benefits starting next month will have their payments reduced by 25 percent because of federal spending cutbacks, state officials announced Wednesday.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Martinez joins other governors on health panel
The organization announced Tuesday the panel will consider how states can improve the delivery of quality health care while controlling the costs of Medicaid, a program jointly financed by states and the federal government to provide medical services for the needy.
Governor Martinez: New Mexico Stands Ready to Help the People of Oklahoma
Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that the State of New Mexico is prepared and ready to assist the State of Oklahoma in the ongoing relief and recovery projects following the deadly tornadoes that hit the area on Monday.
Tue May 21, 2013
NM judge poised to uphold law on private schools
A New Mexico judge appears poised to rule that the state can continue to pay for private school students' textbooks.
The Daily Record
Commentary: Are you (fill in the blank) enough?
Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent.
Mon May 20, 2013
Insurers may have to dig deeper to fund NM high-risk medical pool
New Mexico's health insurance companies are going to have to come up with more money to cover about 1,500 critically ill people because the federal government has reneged on a guarantee to pay for their care, according to Jason Sandel, a board member of the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool.
Sun May 19, 2013
Route 66 News
The story behind Albuquerque's big aluminum yucca
A huge aluminum yucca sculpture, appropriately titled "Aluminum Yucca," in the east mountains of Albuquerque along Interstate 40 and old Route 66 recently marked its 10th year of existence, reported the Albuquerque Journal .
KRQE Albuquerque, New Mexico
PowerBall players flooding ticket lines
The record setting PowerBall jackpot up for grabs this weekend is at $600 million and counting with New Mexicans doing their part to fatten up that jackpot.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ventura County Star
Ruben Navarrette: Finding the path on immigration
A couple of weeks ago, in a partisan jab, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson accused Texas Sen.
Fri May 17, 2013
NM gets private grant to expand school programs
New Mexico is receiving a half million dollars from a Denver-based philanthropic group to expand programs that allow students to receive an associate degree from a college while attending high school.
Democrat Endean-Singh targets Congressman Pearce
Democrat Leslie Endean-Singh says jobs will be the centerpiece of her campaign for Congress in New Mexico's 2nd District.