With two major law enforcement agencies under criticism for their uses of force – including the Albuquerque Police Department under DOJ investigation – the state board responsible for police training has hired a new “paramilitary” director who dumped responsible use of force training in favor of more “shoot first” scenarios.
Tuesday March 4 is Election Day in cities, towns and villages across New Mexico. Find your local races and polling places here – then vote!
With less than a day before polls open in Santa Fe’s municipal elections, Republican women jumped into the fray announcing an endorsement of a Democrat for mayor.
Are New Mexicans finally seeing marijuana policy in a new way?
Two big stories today showcase the recognition of medical marijuana as a real treatment option AND public outrage over a misguided Forest Service anti-drug operation at Taos Ski Valley.
Read them both, then join us on Facebook and tell us what you think. Has New Mexico turned a corner on marijuana policy?
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Auditor’s Audit of the Audit: Martinez administration OK’d improper payments to pro-GOP audit firm; $600,000 in improper payments to new Arizona providers
Remember when Governor Martinez’s administration cancelled medicaid contracts for 15 New Mexico non-profit behavioral health providers and replaced them with Arizona companies instead?