Commentary Betina McCracken and Kari Armijo

Here's how New Mexico can send more money to kids

This year, we want to ensure that more of the money that the Child Support Enforcement Division collects goes to families and kids first. 

At least 50 percent of our political representatives seem to have resorted to outright lies, crazy conspiracy theories and even criminal attempts to manipulate election results.

I follow the issue of plutonium pits, and I have uncovered many surprising nuggets of knowledge and insight. Recently, I read an article by Cheryl Rofer, a chemist ret…

New Mexico’s future is dependent on reducing the effects of climate change and ensuring a stable, thriving economy. As a Democrat, a lifelong New Mexican and business …

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611— representing members who build, operate, and maintain power generation facilities and transmission syste…

State Engineer John D’Antonio has resigned, leaving the job vacant on Jan. 1. With the governor just back from Glasgow, Scotland, with a renewed focus on combating cli…

The New Mexico Building & Construction Trades Council  consisting of 15 construction craft unions representing more than 11,000 people, has unanimously endorsed th…

The recent COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, put climate change at the top of the news, and the spotlight offers an extraordinary opportunity to educate and effec…

I attended the Sandoval County Commission meeting on Thursday. Walking into the room seemed no different from the times constituents were present to fight right-to-wor…

The front page of the Nov. 4 Portland, Maine, Press-Herald shows a photo of an enormous power shovel tearing up trees to cut a swath through miles of pristine Maine fo…

Teaching our children the difference between right and wrong is always easiest when we lead by example. Our kids will mimic good behavior, and it eventually becomes se…

The 2018 noncompliance of the city of Santa Fe with the District Court-ordered Settlement Annexation Agreement of 2012 was discussed at the Sept. 28 Santa Fe County Co…

At least 50 percent of our political representatives seem to have resorted to outright lies, crazy conspiracy theories and even criminal attempts to manipulate election results.

I follow the issue of plutonium pits, and I have uncovered many surprising nuggets of knowledge and insight. Recently, I read an article by Cheryl Rofer, a chemist ret…

New Mexico’s future is dependent on reducing the effects of climate change and ensuring a stable, thriving economy. As a Democrat, a lifelong New Mexican and business …

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611— representing members who build, operate, and maintain power generation facilities and transmission syste…

State Engineer John D’Antonio has resigned, leaving the job vacant on Jan. 1. With the governor just back from Glasgow, Scotland, with a renewed focus on combating cli…

The New Mexico Building & Construction Trades Council  consisting of 15 construction craft unions representing more than 11,000 people, has unanimously endorsed th…

The recent COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, put climate change at the top of the news, and the spotlight offers an extraordinary opportunity to educate and effec…

I attended the Sandoval County Commission meeting on Thursday. Walking into the room seemed no different from the times constituents were present to fight right-to-wor…

The front page of the Nov. 4 Portland, Maine, Press-Herald shows a photo of an enormous power shovel tearing up trees to cut a swath through miles of pristine Maine fo…

Teaching our children the difference between right and wrong is always easiest when we lead by example. Our kids will mimic good behavior, and it eventually becomes se…

The 2018 noncompliance of the city of Santa Fe with the District Court-ordered Settlement Annexation Agreement of 2012 was discussed at the Sept. 28 Santa Fe County Co…

My View Doug Majewski

If not Avangrid, then who?

If you have been paying attention to the changes in our environment, both locally and globally over the past decades, and the increasingly accelerating trends of signi…

The governor was reined in when she tried to unilaterally spend billions of dollars in public money without public input or legislative approval.

Growing up in southwest New Mexico, I developed an appreciation for the Gila River and the ways in which it sustains the communities in the region. Over the decades, t…

My View Jonathan Juarez-Alonzo

New Mexico must rise to climate challenge

After another nightmare year of record temperatures, catastrophic wildfires, flooding, hurricanes droughts, and species loss — we ask ourselves, will New Mexico rise to this climate moment?

Recently, New Mexico House Speaker Brian Egolf hosted a “Climate Summit” at the state Capitol whose stated goal was to “develop and deliver bold new policies to addres…

As a native New Mexican with family dating to 1610, it has been an honor to serve as a city councilor. In that role, I learned change is necessary to preserve what we …

This is addressed to Northern New Mexico landlords, especially the greater Santa Fe area, as well as for the people who are unaware of what has taken place in the rent…

My View Joe Maestas and Stephen Fischmann

PRC needs full funding to do its job

As the state transitions to a clean energy future, a brighter future for all New Mexicans, it is important that the governor and the Legislature work together with the…

I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Joe Jordan-Berenis, and I pray for him, his family and his many friends. I worked with Joe at Pete’s Place Interfaith Comm…

Over the years, I have given much thought and energy trying to come up with solutions for the polarization/division we face in the United States. Principally, how can …

My View Reyaun C. Francisco

Cultural resources deserve protection

The Southwest has been home to Dinétah (Navajo Nation) and diverse groups of Indigenous communities since time immemorial. This same land is highly desired by oil, gas…

Drive up Canyon Road in the spring or take a walk through the bosque in the autumn, and you will see it clearly displayed in the quaking leaves of cottonwood trees — w…

Like the golf course, our pools are in trouble, too. The city recently spent $2.5 million to upgrade Salvador Perez and will spend another nearly $2 million to repair …

The Friends of Architecture’s recently published article (“Architects issue a housing call for action,” My View, Oct. 10), while not without good intentions, is a comp…

No doubt the global pandemic has brought its share of challenges, pain, suffering and extreme grief for many Santa Fe residents and communities throughout the globe. H…

Commentary Mimi Stewart and Peter Wirth

World must act on climate crisis

The time for action is now, and as the largest historical contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, the United States has a moral and practical responsibility to reach net-zero emissions by or before 2050.

It’s a busy autumn for our leaders in Washington, D.C. Among urgent tasks like raising the debt ceiling and funding the government, they are working on historic infras…

The dramatic images from Texas have opened up a national conversation about how our country treats migrants. But we need to expand that conversation beyond the border. 

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At least 50 percent of our political representatives seem to have resorted to outright lies, crazy conspiracy theories and even criminal attempts to manipulate election results.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611— representing members who build, operate, and maintain power generation faciliti…