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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

Letter to editor in support of traffic light at Broadway and Bullard

Dear Editor:

I would like to see the Broadway intersection stop light STAY in place for this reason; Both solutions, signs and lights, are only as effective as the community demonstrates careful and l-- Continue reading

What’s really behind New Mexico’s budget woes

By Bill Jordan, MA

Most complex systems—like airplanes, for example—have built-in redundancies. So in order for a catastrophic failure to occur—such as falling from the sky—there generally have to be several-- Continue reading

The Renewable Fuel Standard: “set up for fraud”

America's rush to renewables has invited corruption and fraud.

Wednesday, July 20, representing the latest fraudster to be convicted—but not the first and surely not the last—"a jury found an Indiana man-- Continue reading

Two letters to editor on the topic of Poop

Dear Editor:
I have been trying, for 3 years to get someone with authority to assist in the clean up of a pile of human excreta on my neighboring property line.

There is a second site, “lets call it an o-- Continue reading

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