2 hrs ago
Brennan Denies CIA Spied on Senate; Graham Calls Allegations Nixonian
CIA Director John O. Brennan denied that the agency snooped on the Senate Intelligence Committee, even as one leading Republican compared the allegation to something straight out of the Nixon administration.
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6 hrs ago
Was Your Senator #Up4Climate or In Bed with Oil Industry?
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, right, and Brian Schatz of Hawaii, were leading Democrats in the all-night speechathon for the climate.
8 hrs ago
The Honolulu Advertiser
Senate Democrats plan all-nighter on climate change
WASHINGTON>> The Senate was headed into another all-nighter Monday evening as 26 Democrats who call themselves the "climate caucus" planned to speak nonstop about climate change from about 6:30 p.m. until 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
WTMA-AM North Charleston
What's Keeping a Quarter of the Senate Up All Night?
Get ready for another all-nighter in the Senate. Twenty-eight Democratic senators are expected to take turns speaking on the Senate floor Monday evening through Tuesday morning, all in the name of climate change.
What's Keeping A Quarter Of The Senate Up All Night?
Get ready for another all-nighter in the Senate. Twenty-eight Democratic senators are expected to take turns speaking on the Senate floor this evening all the way through Tuesday morning, all in the name of climate change awareness.
NM plan for wildfire policy in budget
Sen. Tom Udall and Sen. Martin Heinrich said they were pleased that President Obama incorporated into proposed budget a plan based on a bill they cosponsored to reform federal wildfire policy.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Feds to update public on mishap at nuke dump
The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall meeting Thursday to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak last month at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
Few attend town hall on mishap at nuke dump
This undated file aerial photo shows the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall Thursday March 6, 2014 to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
Why don't they just release the torture report?
Over the last few days, I've tracked the accusations and counter-accusations between CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee.
More federal aid on tap for water project
The Bureau of Reclamation said it will provide $1.7 million for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System Project.
The Navajo Times
Affordable housing groups to share federal grant
The groups are Santa Fe's Homewise Inc., the Navajo Partnership for Housing in Gallup and Tierra del Sol Housing Corp. in southern New Mexico.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Senators express outrage at CIA monitoring of intelligence panel staff
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., said that if the reports are correct, "These are very, very serious allegations, extremely serious.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
As leak investigation continues, WIPP's future uncertain
A recent string of concerning and potentially dangerous events, the first real blemishes in an otherwise spotless 15 years for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, has raised questions about the future direction of one of the country's largest nuclear waste repositories.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Housing groups get federal funds
NeighborWorks America is awarding three New Mexico nonprofit affordable housing organizations grants funded through the FY2014 Omnibus Appropriations Funding Bill.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
U.S. senators plan to review NSA role in British webcam spying
British intelligence showed a "breathtaking lack of respect" for privacy by scooping on webcam transmissions, three U.S. senators said in a statement.
Christian Science Monitor
Radiation leak in N.M. exposes 13 workers: what's known so far
The US Department of Energy is investigating a mid-February release of radioactivity from an underground nuclear-waste storage site in southeastern New Mexico .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Senators blast NSA for webcam spying
Sens. Ron Wyden , Martin Heinrich and Mark Udall slammed the National Security Agency after reports that its surveillance program capture images from users' webcams.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Energy Officials, Lawmakers Probe Radioactive Leak in New Mexico
Lawmakers are getting involved in the investigation into a radioactive leak detected two weeks ago at the country's only nuclear waste facility, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
NM senators back water conservation bill
Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are giving their support to a bill that would increase funding for water conservation and drought projects.
NM senators back effort to secure water resources
Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich say the measure would expand grants and increase federal funding for conservation and drought-mitigation projects.