Comment deadline on Chaco plan extended

Comment deadline on Chaco plan extended
As federal and state health guidelines were announced in March in response to COVID-19, New Mexico’s entire congressional delegation, Tribal leaders, Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Dept., and multiple groups called on Interior Secretary Bernhardt to extend the May 28 ... Read More

Crashing oil industry hobbles NM

Crashing oil industry hobbles NM
New Mexico has put itself into a box with its heavy reliance on oil and gas revenues — now approximately one-third of the state’s budget, a percentage that increased significantly after tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations were passed ... Read More

My rise to action for Black Lives Matters

My rise to action for Black Lives Matters
The pandemic has shed so much light on America for many, and it illuminates how there is no liberty and justice for all, as the Constitution states. I am purposely here now to fight for what is right because black ... Read More

What it’s like to live in an industry sacrifice zone

What it's like to live in an industry sacrifice zone
Some people call it economic diversity for Lea County, N.M. I recall the days when I would see a calm and dry desert scene common in this area, with cows and the occasional coyote or rabbit. Now I see red ... Read More