NMiF Correspondent Gwyneth Doland continues the discussion on open primaries with former New Mexico senators Mark Boitano and Dede Feldman, Think New Mexico’s Fred Nathan, and Lonna Atkeson, a political science professor at UNM. New Mexico Republican Party Chair John Billingsley’s statement on his support of Closed Primaries: “A closed primary election is limited to… Continue Reading »
The Line discusses an effort by the Association of Commerce & Industry to obtain public records illustrating how much money goes to out-of-state companies vs. New Mexico firms. These articles offer background on the issue: ACI Seeks Records On State Spending Business Group’s Bid To Get State Numbers Blocked
The Line does a quick round robin on solar and why it’s not growing as fast as some think it should in New Mexico. But several solar companies already failed in New Mexico.
The Line discusses recent a recent report that the state’s permanent funds have grown to $19.6 billion, which has prompted more calls to funnel additional money to early childhood education. This was a hot topic in the last several legislative sessions.
Kirtland AFB & Jet Fuel Plume Threatening ABQ’s Drinking Water; ABQ City Officials & APD-New Citizen Outreach; Creating Industry Hubs Around Sectors & “Innovate ABQ”; Proposed Plan: UNM & Flat-Rate Tuitionadmin June 19, 2014
This week on New Mexico in Focus, the officials with Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque are under pressure from state and local officials to accelerate cleanup of a jet fuel plume that is threatening the city’s drinking water. Correspondent Floyd Vasquez talks to Dave McCoy with Citizen Action, which has been highly critical of… Continue Reading »