The sentence, and the court documents that recount it, raise questions of fairness in sentencing, such as: what crimes merit worse punishments than others; and how those punishments are distributed depending on who committed them.
A candidate's decision to send two mailers without disclosure information highlights a loophole in New Mexico’s campaign finance laws.
Conservation Voters New Mexico is airing digital, cable and radio ads opposing PRC Commissioner Karen Montoya. Montoya faces Cynthia Hall in the District 1 PRC race, which is based in Albuquerque, in the June 7 primary.
Take a look at top fundraisers, top spenders and the consultants making the big bucks. Candidates for secretary of state top the list of fundraisers for the reporting period, with Republican Nora Espinoza leading Democrat Maggie Toulouse Oliver, followed by several legislative candidates.
Lobbyists spending is less so far in 2016 than a year ago; later this year, lobbyists will be required to report even less.
Officials aren't talking about New Mexico’s efforts to cut carbon emissions under the federal Clean Power Plan.