• Dummy bills obscure how Legislature works

    Dummy bills obscure how Legislature works

    By Danielle Prokop and Trip Jennings / NM News Port / Editor’s note: This article was first published on New Mexico In Depth and has been republished with their permission. Minor style changes were made with permission.   Lawmakers sometimes use “dummy” bills at the end of each legislative session to resurrect dead bills, to push through […]

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    NM Senator Pushes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    By Adrianna Vigil, Santana Ortiz and Eddie DeBruyn / NM News Port / New Mexico State Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D- Albuquerque, is pressing the bill that would send the choice to legalize pot to state voters. Ortiz y Pino said he believes a state-controlled recreational marijuana industry will benefit the state of New […]

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    Spring 2018 Intern Team

    Our spring 2018 interns bring diverse know-how of editing, social media and broadcast news. Nichole and Amy will help lead our student newsroom as we examine the creative economy and other topics. Nichole Harwood is the current Culture Editor for the Daily Lobo and has experience writing both culture, news, reviews and column pieces. As current editor […]

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    Nob Hill Merchants Still Awaiting ART’s Benefits

    By Nichole Harwood / NM News Port / With the arrival of ART — Albuquerque Rapid Transit’s dedicated bus line —  many longtime businesses find themselves still waiting for the project to deliver on its promises while enduring more than a year of disruption. The Nob Hill Business Community has emerged as one of Albuquerque’s […]

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    Common traumas, lifelong harm

    BY AMY LINN / RAISING NEW MEXICO / How childhood events leave New Mexico’s kids at risk On her third day alone in the house, 7-year-old Linda Fritts slept in her safe place in the closet. She arranged the shelves and fashioned a nest for herself atop a chest of drawers. “I would take stuffed […]

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    Breaking Bad Birthday Brings Big Bucks

    By Jeremy Zeilik and Sophie Wickert/ NM News Port / ALBUQUERQUE– Ten years ago “Breaking Bad” burst onto television screens, and much like Walter White’s crystal blue meth, it has had an enormous impact on the state New Mexico. “It really put Albuquerque on the world stage,” said New Mexico native Cyndy McCrossen who worked on […]

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