Friday May 3
Lujan Urges Use of Lab Experts to Boost N.M. Economy
New Mexico can better utilize expertise from the state's national laboratories and expand manufacturing capacity to help boost its economy, U.S. Rep.
NM lawmakers push for wilderness designation
On the heels of the newest federal monument designation in northern New Mexico, members of the state's congressional delegation are pushing for more land to be protected.
Farmington Daily Times
A discussion about horses slaughtered for human consumption
Just my luck. It was my friend Barney and he was clearly well in into cocktail hour.
NM representatives worry about Medicare cuts
U.S. Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Ben Ray Lujan joined the bipartisan group of representatives in a letter to Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, expressing their concern about sequestration cuts to the Medicare program that have forced cancer clinics to stop treating some Medicare ... (more)
The Navajo Times
The complaints filed by 11 members of the Division of Public Safety last week against its director, John Billison, cover a variety of issues including whistle-blowing. Yvonne Gorman, a principal accountant for the division, said in her complaint before the Navajo Nation Labor Commission, she has been troubled by some of the actions that Billison ... (more)
NM delegation reintroduces wilderness bill
Members of New Mexico's congressional delegations are trying again to designate the 45,000-acre Columbine-Hondo area in Taos County as wilderness.