Taxes matter; here’s why

Imagine how we would sound if we used words like “roads,” “education,” “public safety,” and “heath care” instead of “taxes.” Would you want to be heard saying, “I can’t believe I pay for roads when I fill my gas tank?” Or, “First responders really hike up the cost of my mortgage?” Continue Reading

Occupy Santa Fe needs to move differently

The Occupy people all over our nation have our attention, but we will not be bullied, we will not be intimidated, and they cannot come on private property and attack New Mexico citizens without the full response of angry citizens being directed at them. If they want to change the political process, do it right: Get elected and lead us to a better world. Continue Reading

Committee rejects Nuñez bill, passes substitute

UPDATED: On a 5-4, party-line vote, the House Labor and Human Resources Committee rejected Rep. Andy Nuñez’s bill that would repeal a law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses this afternoon, passing instead a committee substitute that would amend the law in an attempt to address its flaws. Click on the headline to read’s liveblog archive of the hearing. Continue Reading