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GOP Gov Behind Anti-Immigrant Legislation Admits Grandparents Were Undocumented

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, who has drawn national attention and criticism from im...

New Mexico Lawmakers Take Governor To Court Over Harsh Immigration Law

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Four state legislators and a Silver City woman asked a judge Wednesday to stop Gov. Susana Martinez's administration from tryin...

Governor's Great Grandparents Were Illegal Immigrants | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and the protestors against her fight to ban driver's licenses for illegal immigrants have more in co...

Republicans Considering Hispanics For VP Role In 2012

U.S. News & World Report | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices

Hispanics and women top the list of most buzzed about 2012 Republican vice presidential candidates as the party seeks to build on its shrinking base o...

Saki Knafo

For Latino Voters, A Choice Between Disappointment And Menace | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

Kevin Solis, a third-generation Mexican-American from Los Angeles, describes himself as a "poster child for the Democratic Party." One of his uncles w...

Hispanic Republican Group Meeting in New Mexico

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A conservative Republican group formed last year to woo more Hispanics to the GOP will hold its second conference in Albuque...

WATCH: Bear Makes Unwelcome Visit To New Mexico Governor's Mansion

Posted 09.18.2011 | Green

Given the many issues that politicians must face, a bear is probably not high on their list of concerns. But this past weekend, New Mexico Governor Su...

GOP Governor Loses In Court

Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE (Reuters) - The New Mexico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously that the state's new Republican governor overstepped her authorit...

Thank You New Mexico For Banning Corporal Punishment in Schools

Marc Ecko | Posted 08.07.2012 | Education
Marc Ecko

The time has come to abolish corporal punishmen, ending the threat of children being hit by adults and freeing children from the hostile environment this threat creates.

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Fashion Mogul Marc Ecko About 'Unlimited Justice'

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.30.2011 | Education
Jason Pollock

If I told you that in 20 states in America it was still legal for teacher to hit a student, would you believe me? Well, it is true. Marc Ecko launched a campaign at SXSW called "Unlimited Justice".

Governor Martinez: FREE New Mexico's Children From the Paddle

Marc Ecko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marc Ecko

By signing this bill into law, 330,000 children in New Mexico will finally go to school in a paddle-free environment -- free from the fear of being hit by larger adults.

Generation Reinvention: How Boomers Are Changing Business for States and Cities

Brent Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brent Green

Contrary to naysayers, the Baby Boomer generation is reinventing aging, from business and nonprofit innovation to public policy leadership.

New Mexico Schools May Get Letter Grades Based On Students' Test Scores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Like many states, New Mexico's leaders are pressing forward with education reforms intended to improve the state school system. This week, Sen. Verno...

New Mexico In State Of Emergency After Natural Gas Shortage

AP | SUE MAJOR HOLMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With tens of thousands of people across New Mexico without natural gas service, Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday declared a ...

Weekly Mulch: Why is the U.S. Losing the Clean Energy Race to China? Blame the Climate Cranks

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao touched on energy issues in the bilateral summit between t...

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez: Our Water's Polluted? Let Them Drink Milk!

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Weiss

Ending last year's pitched battle between industrial dairy's desire to avoid regulation and the public's right to clean, safe drinking water, New Mexi...

New Mexico Cap And Trade Program Faces Appeal From Electric Utility

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico's largest electric utility filed a notice of appeal Tuesday to the state's new cap-and-trade program. Public Ser...

Undocumented and Unlicensed: Where Inaction on Immigration Reform Has Gotten Us

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afton Branche

For those who still need to be convinced that our immigration system needs fixing, look no further than this staggering estimate: 4.5 million undocumented immigrants regularly drive in the U.S. without a driver's license.

Surprising Number Of GOP Hispanic Candidate Victories Marks Dawn Of A New Era

Politics Daily | Luisita Lopez Torregrosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Out of the historic victory of a surprising number of Hispanic Republican candidates in the midterms two weeks ago, a new political profile of Latino ...

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona Shameless demagoguery on the issue of immigration was part of the arsenal that Arizo...

Latinos, Voting, and Future Elections -- What's Next?

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

While the GOP hopes to attract Latino voters by simply running Hispanic candidates, Republicans will lose out big unless the party changes course and stops demonizing immigrants and Latinos.

Reversing History

Craig Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Barnes

Glenn Beck and Karl Rove and Swift-Boat financier Bob Perry who is sending hundreds of thousands to Susana Martinez are explicitly about reversing all the gains of the 1930s New Deal and even before.

NM-Gov: 53% Martinez (R), 43% Denish (D) (Alburquerque Journal 10/27-28)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Research & Polling for The Albuquerque Journal 10/27-28/10; 1,003 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Albuquerque Journ...

NM-Gov: 52% Martinez (R), 42% Denish (D) (Rasmussen 10/24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/24/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release New Mexico 2010 Governor 52% Martinez (R), 42% Den...

NM-Gov: 50% Martinez (R), 42% Denish (D) (Martinez 10/24)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Opinion Strategies, for Martinez campaign 10/20-21/10, 10/23-24/10; 800 likely voters, 3.48% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (NM FBI...