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Regional News: Bill proposes tax credit for people recently moved to New Mexico

Posted by   /  January 30, 2020  /  Government and Politics, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Rachel Knapp | KRQE TV A state lawmaker wants to give a unique welcome gift to people who just moved to New Mexico – a credit on their taxes. Republican Senator James White said he wants to put more money back into people’s pockets and thinks his bill will make it happen. “If you […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Website of New Mexico Public Regulation Commission hacked

Posted by   /  January 15, 2020  /  Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity, Regional News  /  No Comments

Public Regulation Commission believes the hack “could be related to a cyberattack.” By Michael Gerstein | Santa Fe New Mexican A state agency that regulates public utilities in New Mexico was “hacked by an outside source,” Public Regulation Commission chief of staff Jason Montoya and the Governor’s Office said Tuesday. Montoya said the commission’s preliminary […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] New Mexico sports betting facility now open

Posted by   /  November 15, 2019  /  Regional News, Sports  /  No Comments

Isleta Resort & Casino opened its sports betting facility to the public on Monday./COURTESY OF ISLETA RESORT & CASINO By Ron Davis  | Albuquerque Business First Isleta Resort & Casino’s big bet on sports gambling in New Mexico has come to fruition. After initially offering sports betting to customers in August at a temporary location on […]

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Saturday Night Live covers Trump rally in New Mexico

Posted by   /  October 29, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

President Trump [not really] holds a rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico and brings some of his loyal supporters, political allies and friends (Darrell Hammond, Fred Armisen, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Mikey Day, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, Alex Moffat) to the stage.

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[REGIONAL NEWS] New Mexico’s oil boom: Bounty for one of the country’s poorest states

Posted by   /  October 28, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

A frenetic oil boom is revealing a sharp divide between the region producing the oil and those deciding how to spend the wealth By Simon Romero | The New York Times LOCO HILLS, N.M. — At the diner she manages in the heart of New Mexico’s oil country, Joni Moorhead talks to roughnecks all day […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] New Mexico leads nation in energy efficiency job growth

Posted by   /  October 24, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

 Wind turbines in the countryside in the evening: New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Oklahoma and New Jersey saw the largest increases in energy efficiency jobs in 2018, according to a new report./Getty Images Thirteen states saw more than a 5% increase in energy efficiency jobs in 2018, according to a recent report. By Casey Leins | […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Home values heating up in New Mexico

Posted by   /  October 13, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Santa Fe, New Mexico/ Jimack / Shutterstock At a time of low mortgage rates, see if homes in the Land of Enchantment are a good deal By Doug Whiteman | MoneyWise Thanks to low mortgage rates, it’s an excellent time to buy or sell a home across the U.S. But what about in New Mexico? […]

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New Mexico announces plan for free college for state residents

Posted by   /  September 18, 2019  /  Education, Regional News  /  No Comments

New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. The state is unveiling a proposal to make in-state tuition free at its public colleges and universities. Credit: Cengiz Yar for The New York Times Under the plan, tuition to all state colleges would be free for students regardless of family income By Simon Romero and Dana […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] 4 Investigates: New Mexico’s energy battle

Posted by   /  August 27, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

San Juan Generating Station   By Tessa Mentus | KOB New Mexico is in the middle of an energy battle just as massive the San Juan Generating Station itself. The fight does not just involve what comes out of the plant or its attached coal mine near Farmington.  It’s also about the people who go into them every […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Bikers bring 30,000 meals to feed migrants at facility in New Mexico

Posted by   /  June 25, 2019  /  Immigration, Regional News  /  No Comments

Volunteers unload non-perishable meals donated by Pack Away Hunger at the former U.S. Army Reserve Center in Las Cruces, where migrants released from federal custody are being processed. Friday, May 17, 2019. /Photo: Courtesy of the City of Las Cruces By Algernon D’Ammassa | Las Cruces Sun-News  The arrival of about 25 motorcycles announced the […]

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