Martinez softens rhetoric against Denish

After being called out last week for falsely saying Lt. Gov. Diane Denish has done nothing to combat corruption, Republican gubernatorial candidate Susana Martinez is toning down the rhetoric a bit, now saying Denish has “failed to lead on the issue of corruption.” Continue Reading

What about the Region VII Housing Authority records?

Why were they abandoned in the agency’s former office for almost two years? What information do they contain? When the Las Cruces-based Region VII Housing Authority shut down in August 2006, board members said the agency’s records would be sent to Region III in Albuquerque. So why did the government records remain essentially abandoned in a privately owned office building in Las Cruces until almost two years later, when they were finally picked up by Brian Colón, a private attorney working on the State Investment Council’s (SIC) lawsuit that’s attempting to recover money lost when Region III defaulted in 2006 on $5 million in bonds it owed the state? Good question. Continue Reading