An update from the Roundhouse

KUNM’s afternoon host Chris Boros and NMID’s Gwyneth Doland took a few minutes Tuesday afternoon to handicap abortion, right-to-work legislation and transparency proposals as lawmakers enter the final days of the 2015 session. Listen to the interview.

Heath Haussamen

Tax bill shows need for legislative reform

COMMENTARY: Legislators shirked their duty to be deliberative and transparent when they passed a complex tax-reform bill on Saturday. If the problem, as some believe, is that New Mexico’s legislative process is designed to avoid debate and scrutiny, then the process needs reform.

Aerial view of the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space building (center), Spaceport Operations Center dome building (far left), spaceport runway, taxiway and apron at Spaceport America. (Image courtesy of Spaceport America)

Spaceport bill appears to be done deal

A bill that would protect companies supplying parts to crafts that use Spaceport America “appears clear to launch,” KRQE-TV in Albuquerque is reporting.