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National Manufacturers' Study shows effects of EPA's proposed ozone rule

The EPA is at again. As part of a sue-and-settle deal with environmental pressure groups such as the Sierra Club, EPA has proposed stringent new ozone standards that will by all accounts be the most e-- Continue reading

What's up with the prices at the pump?

Commentary by Marita Noon

First, Saudi Arabia drove down the price of oil by increasing its production, which gave Americans a welcome drop in prices at the pump. Could the kingdom now be pushing them-- Continue reading

Petty pens editorial on his school board experience

I would like to thank the Silver Consolidated School District for the opportunity to serve as a board member for the past four years. To Mr. Streib, Mr. Pool and the board members I have had the pleas-- Continue reading

Lottery Bill is a Bad Gamble for Students

By Kristina Fisher, Associate Director, Think New Mexico

Responsible parents would never gamble with their child's college savings account. Yet that is precisely what the New Mexico Lottery is proposi-- Continue reading

Big Question For Tonight's Vote On Right-To-Work Compromise

Will Democrats Vote Down Two Policies That A Vast Majority Of New Mexicans Support?

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House of Representatives will vote on a right-to-work compromise that will also increase t-- Continue reading

Democrats Try to Pass Budget Amendment that Would Gut Millions of Dollars from Critical Education Reforms

Santa Fe, NM – In yet another attempt to promote Washington-style dysfunction and block any and all progress, House Democrats introduced an amendment to the budget that would have gutted $6.5 million f-- Continue reading

Name your enemy

Commentary by Marita Noon

"If you don't call it something, you can't connect the dots," said Rudy Giuliani talking about ISIS. "If you can't connect the dots, you can't really combat it ... you can't h-- Continue reading

What's next for the Keystone pipeline?

Commentary by Marita Noon

After six years of dithering, the Keystone pipeline project has finally cleared both the Senate and the House with strong bipartisan support—mere percentage points away from a-- Continue reading

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