Former state Rep. William “Ed” Boykin, who helped pave the way for the creation of Spaceport America before he left office in 2006, died Nov. 17. He was 83. Continue Reading
In many former Democratic bastions that have swung Republican in the past several decades, the people who most rely on the safety-net programs secured by Democrats are, by and large, not voting against their own interests by electing Republicans. Rather, they are not voting, period.
The nonprofit organization, called American Family Voices, is backed by retail lobby, unions, among others. Continue Reading
A year after Republicans took control of the N.M. House of Representatives and wrestled the position of speaker away from him, Rep. Ken Martinez announced Friday that he plans to retire from the Legislature. Continue Reading
In the wake of revelations that lobbyists and candidates are at times reporting donations differently — making tracking some money in state politics nearly impossible — the Secretary of State’s Office says it’s working on a new rule to clarify reporting requirements. Continue Reading
Patriot Majority USA raised $30 million in ‘dark money’ last year. Continue Reading
Republicans won big in 2014. New tax filings prove Crossroads GPS, which was co-founded by Karl Rove, was more influential than the public knew. Continue Reading
A recount held Wednesday didn’t change the Nov. 3 Las Cruces municipal election results, so Jack Eakman and Kasandra Gandara remain the newest members of the City Council. Continue Reading