Sheriffs in the Southwest: The border is ‘spiraling out of control’
Sheriffs along the U.S. border with Mexico don’t like what they’re seeing.
Want cheaper gas and economic growth? Lift crude oil exports ban, study says
A just-released study says lifting the ban could boost the U.S. economy between $600 billion to $1.8 trillion and save motorists up to 12 cents a gallon at the pump.
‘The Bachelor’ gets $100,000 proposal from New Mexico
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Tourism Department is joining the Santa Fe City Council in the dating pool for the reality TV series, “The Bachelor.” “We’re really excited,” said Rebecca Latham, communications director for the tourism department, | Read More »
Gallup poll shows support for right-to-work laws — even from Democrats
A sobering picture for union backers.
Who can be a sheriff in NM? Just about anybody
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. SANTA FE, N.M. – Voters may not know it, but just because somebody gets elected as a New Mexico sheriff that doesn’t mean he or she is a certified law enforcement officer. In fact, they’re | Read More »
America has a ‘militarization moment’
We have seen something like Ferguson, Mo., before.
Who’s teaching the kids at New Mexico’s immigration facility?
The school year is about to start for school kids, legal and illegal alike.
Can charter schools help fix public education?
The public education model is outdated and broken.
Why does ridesharing freak out some regulators?
“The state has a responsibility to protect people.”
Gary Johnson: Abolish the IRS!
“Imagine life without having to deal with the IRS.”
The cattle vs. mouse debate in NM
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. The land battle between the federal government and local ranchers has moved into New Mexico. In Otero County in the southern part of the state, the U.S. Forest Service has blocked cattle from a | Read More »
Militarized police may be in a town near you
Rise of the warrior cop.
This land is whose land? Debate over federal land heats up in West
Western states’ public officials for some time have battled to get control of federal lands back in the hands of the states.
Under attack: Depth of federal arms race should surprise, shock citizenry
“People don’t grasp the size and the scope of these entities and their law enforcement arms.”
Gary Johnson takes on NSA over Fourth Amendment, privacy worries
“My blood’s boiling and I want to keep awareness of this at a heightened level.”
Susana Martinez’s future as
Two New Mexico Democrats have already declared their intentions to unseat Martinez.