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Justices consolidate redistricting in Santa Fe

October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Wednesday resolved a dispute between Republicans and Democrats by consolidating redistricting lawsuits in Santa Fe and naming a retired judge to handle the cases. The court assigned all redistricting lawsuits, including any that may be filed later, to the 1st Judicial District in Santa Fe. [&hellip...

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Groups retracts tax report

October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The group that issued a report this week saying Rio Rancho has the highest property taxes in the state on Wednesday issued a retraction. Rio Grande Foundation President Paul Gessing in a statement said several factual errors were...

Rio Arriba Sheriff’s computers seized in DWI case

October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — State police have seized computers from the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s office in connection with a drunk-driving homicide case that critics charged has been largely mishandled. Investigators took the computers last week and are...

Police: NM woman put ad on Craigslist to buy pot

October 13, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman faces charges after police say she put an ad on Craigslist looking to buy drugs. Roswell police arrested Anamicka Dave, 29, this week after officers posing as sellers arranged to meet her through text messages....

Report from NM State predicts low holiday sales

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It could be more red than black this holiday season for retailers in New Mexico. A report from New Mexico State University predicts holiday sales this year will drop 0.7 percent in the state and 1.8 percent in the U.S. compared to...

State regulator rejects insurance rate increase

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini has rejected a health insurance rate increase proposed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico. The state regulator said Tuesday the company didn’t provide enough evidence to...

Governor signs $86 million capital outlay package

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A nearly $86 million package of capital improvements, including upgrades at state prisons, was signed into law on Tuesday by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. Despite agreeing to the measure, the governor expressed disappointment the...

Attorney general defends $15K campaign donation

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Gary King says money raised to retire his 2010 campaign debt isn’t covered by newly imposed caps on political contributions. King reported Tuesday receiving a $15,000 contribution last month from a New York City...

Governor's PAC raises about $560,000 since April

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A political action committee affiliated with Gov. Susana Martinez has raised more than a half million dollars during the past six months, providing the Republican governor with a potent amount of cash to use against Democrats in next...

No bodies found in NM sex torture case search

October 12, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — No bodies were found Tuesday during a search by authorities of a New Mexico reservoir for possible victims of a man convicted a decade ago of sexually torturing women, the Federal Bureau of Investigations said. FBI...