The city of Santa Fe considers marijuana possession a civil infraction, but state law treats it differently. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported this week that many police officers are citing people using the tougher penalties of the state law. What does this mean for future debate on the legalization of marijuana in New Mexico?
The Albuquerque City Council passed a memorial this week, with a vote along party lines, to recognize the contributions of immigrants and express support for national immigration reform. Will this make a different to immigrants in the state’s largest city? Our line opinion panelists tell us what they think.