New Mexico


NM governor hopes to meet with Trump

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) said she is looking forward to a meeting with presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump,… READ MORE

Cities celebrating ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ over Columbus Day…

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to… READ MORE

N.M. governor bashes EPA for flooding Animas River with orange toxic wastewater

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez blasted the EPA for accidentally flooding the Animas River with toxic orange wastewater, calling on… READ MORE

Las Cruces police investigate explosions near Calvary Baptist, Holy Cross

LAS CRUCES >> Explosions about a half hour apart shattered the serenity of morning services at two Las Cruces churches… READ MORE

IRS keeps Albuquerque Tea Party in limbo 5 years after tax-exempt status application

Before there were the lost Lerner emails, the congressional hearings and the retaliatory budget cuts, there was the Albuquerque Tea… READ MORE

Feds rile ranchers by fencing off water for cattle — to protect a jumping mouse!

The Obama administration’s crackdown on Western land use has sparked a furor over the Forest Service’s decision to fence off a creek used by thirsty cattle in drought-stricken Otero County, New Mexico. The Otero County… READ MORE

Abortion ban defeated in groundbreaking Albuquerque referendum

Voters in Albuquerque easily defeated a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, dealing a major blow Tuesday to pro-life advocates who had hoped that a win using the city’s referendum process would be… READ MORE

Abortion battle goes local in New Mexico as Albuquerque votes on 20-week ban

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Three years after Dr. George Tiller, one of the few doctors who openly advertised that he performed late-term abortions, was killed by a protester in Wichita, Kan., two of his fellow doctors… READ MORE

GOP lawmakers bring lawsuit to block gay marriage licenses in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. — A group of Republican legislators has brought the first lawsuit to try to block gay marriage in New Mexico since six counties began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the… READ MORE

ACLU ‘stunned’ as N.M. judge rules gay marriage legal, despite law

New Mexico doesn’t have a specific constitutional provision or law that allows same-sex marriages, but a judge said on Monday that prohibiting the unions is a form of sexual discrimination — and by proxy, ruled… READ MORE

NM Supreme Court Finds Refusing to Photograph Gay Wedding Illegal

The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that, by refusing to photograph a gay wedding, a photography studio violated the New Mexico Human Rights Act (NMHRA). The court found that Elane Photography’s refusal to… READ MORE
Susana Martinez

Gov. Susana Martinez asks Legislature to reduce corporate income tax

SANTA FE, New Mexico — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is asking the Legislature to reduce New Mexico’s corporate income tax… READ MORE
Heather Wilson

New Mexico: Heather Wilson Has Run Her Last Race

Former New Mexico Rep. Heather Wilson has seen her last political race. The Republican, who lost to now-Sen. Martin Heinrich… READ MORE
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