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A World Class Education System Requires a World Class Teaching Force: No Budget Cuts!

By Senators Bill Soules (Las Cruces), Carlos Cisneros (Taos), Linda Lopez (Albuquerque), and Michael Padilla, Majority Whip (Albuquerque); and Representatives Patricia Roybal-Caballero (Albuquerque) a-- Continue reading

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

By U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, August 20, 2016

Earlier this year, when looking through a list of tribal artifacts up for bid at an art auction house in Paris, the Pueblo of Acoma discovered that the-- Continue reading

Anti-Hunting Laws Target Public Lands

According the U.S. Sportsman's Alliance, sportsmen donate more than $440 million to wildlife conservation efforts each year. True sportsmen care deeply about wildlife. We not only respect the magnific-- Continue reading

The few, the loud, the anti-fossil fuel crowd

If you get your news from the mainstream media, you likely think the views expressed by the environmental activists represent the majority of Americans. After all, their highly visible protests agains-- Continue reading

An Open Letter to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission:

The Board of Directors of the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce wishes to express our collective disappointment in the recent decision taken by the Hearing Examiner regarding the rate case-- Continue reading

New RGF Study: Finding $600 million in budget savings

The Rio Grande Foundation applauds Gov. Martinez for vowing to cut spending rather than raising taxes. However, we see this as an opportunity to trim specific, often unnecessary spending. We have outl-- Continue reading

The Pipeline is Approved: Environmentalists are Angry

Final federal approval for what is being called the "new Keystone" came from the Army Corps of Engineers on July 26—allowing the pipeline to move forward. The 1,168-mile long Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL-- Continue reading

State Mandated 3rd Grade Retention or ProActive Help For Students? Op Ed submision by NEA President Patterson

NEA-New Mexico Strives for Student Reading Success
By Betty Patterson, NEA-New Mexico President

New Mexico educators work for student reading success every day, usually without sufficient support. Even-- Continue reading

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