Smart to allow ride-sharing in state

Gov. Susana Martinez wants ride-booking businesses like Uber and Lyft to be welcome in New Mexico. “New Mexico should usher in a 21st-century economy, not reject it,” Martinez said recently. Rep. Monica Youngblood, R-Albuquerque, is sponsoring House Bill 168, which would allow ride-booking companies to operate in the state. Since they showed up here in […]

McDonald: Ethics bill needs your voice to pass

Perhaps this will be the year when we actually get some decent ethical standards in place for state officials. It’s a long-running issue that seems to resurface every time someone gets in trouble, but for various political and provincial reasons, nothing ever gets through the state legislature. This year, however, one proposal might actually make […]

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Dobson: Love continues at journey’s end

April 15, 2014. This is the day I signed on, with so many others, to walk and support Donna Crouch Elkey, her husband-with-heart-of-a-warrior Bert, and their girls. It’s a love story for the ages. Not the clean, shiny love of Valentine’s Day commercialism, but the raw, gritty, to-the-bones love. On that day, Donna began journaling […]

Shelburne: God’s light always there

As if it happened yesterday. That’s how clearly I remember the experience I’m about to relate. Not wanting to make too much of it, I’d hate to make the opposite mistake by failing to say to the giver, thank you. By the way, the weather guy is predicting ridiculously high winds and detestable blowing dust […]

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