It’s a New Era for Funding on Both Sides of Abortion Debate

By GLENN GAMBOA AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has ushered in a new era of funding on both sides of the abortion debate. With the legality of abortion now up to individual states to determine, an issue long debated by legislators and philanthropists — when […]

Uneasy US Tries to Fete a July 4 Marred by Parade Shooting

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday’s celebrations across the U.S. and further rocked a country already awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns as well as hearings on […]

NM Customers to Save Monthly With PNM Coal Plant Closure

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The largest electric provider in New Mexico on Friday outlined the savings that customers will see from the closure of a coal-fired power plant as part of a filing mandated by state utility regulators. The document was required to be submitted by July 1 as part of a financing order related […]

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We Have a Culture Clash Over Water Rights

Three main cultures compete for the Land of Enchantment’s scarce water in northern New Mexico. Each culture has distinct water allocation traditions and has brought a different perspective of relationship to water and its use. The clash of these cultures makes northern New Mexico unusual and creates allocation tensions that don’t exist in other states. […]

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Meet ABQ’s Newest Poet Laureate

By Bill Nevins Anna C. Martinez is Albuquerque’s sixth Poet Laureate, appointed June 29 at a gala Albuquerque Museum ceremony, to serve a two- year term starting July 1 by the city’s Poet Laureate Program with Mayor Keller’s approval. Martinez, a mother and grandmother who was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Española […]

Supreme Court: Biden Can End Trump-Era Asylum Policy

By JESSICA GRESKO and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday the Biden administration can scrap a Trump-era immigration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration courts, a victory for a White House that still must address the growing number of people seeking refuge at […]

Lawyer Who Advised Trump Says Federal Agents Seized Phone

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative lawyer who aided former President Donald Trump’s efforts to undo the 2020 election results and who has been repeatedly referenced in House hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol said in a court filing Monday that federal agents seized his cell phone […]

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Suit Calls for Investigation and Sanctions Against Trump’s New Mexico Lawyers for Trying to Overturn 2020 Election Results

As the country is watching mounting evidence of misconduct against former President Donald Trump and his advisors in the Jan. 6 Congressional hearings, a group of New Mexico attorneys have filed a request for an investigation and sanctions into the conduct of two former Trump attorneys with the New Mexico Supreme Court for their role […]