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Political commentary from John Manfreda: Art of the Deal: How Donald Trump Negotiated His Nomination - Part 1

Art of the Deal: How Donald Trump Negotiated His Nomination
After previously flirting with the idea, on June 16, 2015, Donald Trump finally announced his entrance into politics with a run for the White-- Continue reading

Workers, employers: demand 'anchors aweigh' for job creation

By Jason Espinoza, President & CEO, New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry

Creating jobs seems to be a universal rallying cry across the political spectrum, across socioeconomic strata an-- Continue reading

Op Ed Submision by Sen. Mimi Stewart on EDU Funding Crisis Looking in NM

School Funding Crisis Looms, PED, Governor & House GOP Ignore Problem
By: NM State Senator Mimi Stewart (D-17-Bernalillo)

Our K-12 public school classrooms are facing yet another steep funding cris-- Continue reading

The Cost of RPS in New Mexico

The Cost of RPS in New Mexico
By Dr. Timothy J. Considine

In the Land of Enchantment, government mandates require that 15.7 percent of electricity must come from wind, solar, and other forms of renewab-- Continue reading

El Niño, La Niña and natural gas

Death Valley, California, is known as "the hottest place on earth." But, if you hear the news that the "Hottest Place on Earth Has Record-Breaking Hot June"—when "temperatures exceeded average June tempe-- Continue reading

Budget cuts put our KIDS COUNT gains in child health at risk

By Bill Jordan, MA

One of the few bright spots for New Mexico in this year's recently released national KIDS COUNT Data Book―which ranked New Mexico at 49th in the nation for overall child well-being―wa-- Continue reading

Busted: Right-wing "environmental research" group uses falsified data to justify state land grab

Busted: Right-wing

Written by Aaron Weiss on July 5, 2016 in Center for Western Priorities and submitted by John Fayhee for posting in the Beat:

Last week, a well-known conservative think tank, Utah's Sutherland Institu-- Continue reading

National Parks can learn from Utah's state parks

A common misconception concerning the Transfer of Public Lands is that once a state takes over its public lands, it would be sold off to the highest bidder. But a closer look at how states manage thei-- Continue reading

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