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Letter to Editor talking about legislation that conflicts with federal law

To the Editor:

Does Rep. McCamley not know that federal law prohibits the use of the federal military to enforce domestic policies? That’s why there are no federal military forces arresting drug runners-- Continue reading

Close Tax Loopholes, Enact Modern Tax Code to Meet Our Moral Obligations and End Fiscal Crisis

By Senator Pete Campos

One of the most difficult tasks we face in crafting a balanced budget is rebuilding New Mexico's budget "reserves," the stash of cash that helps state government get through une-- Continue reading

Why Media Literacy Curriculum Matters

February 13, 2017

Through media exposure, our children view multiple acts of violence each week. They feel pressured to act and look older than they are. The values, behaviors and thinking they discove-- Continue reading

I must be doing something right

By Mary Alice Murphy

As my first mentor, Dean Thompson, then the editor of the Silver City Daily Press when I worked there, and now the sports editor of the SCDP, said more than once: "I must be doing-- Continue reading

Don’t Balance the State Budget on the Backs of Counties

A Message to Governor Martinez and the New Mexico Legislature:
Don’t Balance the State Budget on the Backs of Counties

Provided by New Mexico Association of Counties

Santa Fe, New Mexico – As state budge-- Continue reading

Temper Tantrums?

There have been a couple of recent editorials referring to “temper tantrums” at protests over the president’s actions.

For example:
“When Obama was elected, when Clinton was elected, when George H.W. Bus-- Continue reading

Why a national temper tantrum?

When Obama was elected, when Clinton was elected, when George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush were elected, people who didn't vote for them didn't throw a temper tantrum because they lost, and they certa-- Continue reading

NM’s Behavioral Health Crisis Demands Solutions

By New Mexico Senator Mary Kay Papen

A terrible tragedy that affects thousands of vulnerable children and adults in need of often life-saving mental health and substance abuse treatment continues to p-- Continue reading

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