Reports suggest more than $58,000 taken from Papen

Amended campaign finance reports filed by Senate President pro tem Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, indicate the amount of money allegedly stolen from her Senate campaign account and her political action committee. The amended reports list 88 new expenditures totaling $50,376 from her Senate account, and eight for $8,300 from her Senate PAC account.

Close the door on candidates, lose control of government

COMMENTARY: If you think the political operatives and PACs who package candidates should pick your elected representatives and make campaigns for office incredibly expensive, stop reading and do not answer your door.

Trip Jennings, NMID's executive director, will author the article examining the health exchange debate.

Hear Trip Jennings on KUNM

NMID’s Executive Director Trip Jennings sat down with KUNM’s Elaine Baumgartel on Friday to talk about his open letter to Gov. Susana Martinez. Click on the headline to listen.

A new project

Read about a project we’re really excited about – an effort over a period of months, and hopefully longer, to explore issues crucial to our state’s Native communities and people.