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Voters should support general obligation bonds

October 29, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s as simple as ABC — Bonds A, B and C, that is. The county’s higher education institutions, libraries and the J.O.Y. Centers all need funding for capital improvement projects. Among the problems that need to be repaired are leaky roofs at both the Roswell J.O.Y. Center and Aviation Maintenance Technology Center at Eastern New [&hellip...

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After we vote, don’t forget we still exist

October 27, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

SANTA ROSA — They found us on the map, but what about after the election? Let’s hand it to both of New Mexico’s gubernatorial candidates. Republican incumbent Susana Martinez and Democratic rival Gary King both followed that tricky-to-navigate straight...

Daily Record endorses Riedel, Espinoza and Hanisee

October 26, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

Susan Riedel for attorney general In the race for state attorney general, the Daily Record strongly endorses Republican challenger Susan Riedel. For nearly eight years, Democrat Attorney General Gary King had stood by and done nothing to stop political...

The last straw for big soda?

October 25, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s a match made in nanny-state heaven. Having failed to ban Big Gulps in New York City, former Big Apple mayor Michael Bloomberg has dumped $85,000 into the campaign in San Francisco to pass Measure E — a two-cent tax on all “sugary drinks.”...

Make a commitment to honest government

October 19, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

Voter apathy is prevalent no matter where you live in the United States. Many voters feel that at best their choice of a candidate is a choice between “the lesser of two evils.” It takes money, lots of money, to run for even a local office such as sheriff...

Exercise can improve mental, physical health

October 19, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

Since moving to Roswell, I have gained 10 pounds. I must say that my diet has been terrible ever since my first year of college three years ago; I ate Mexican food almost every day my first year and then I ate Panda Express almost every day during my second...

Liberty argument prevails on gay marriage

October 16, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

A dramatic evolution has occurred on the issue of gay marriage, both at the Supreme Court and among the public. Some opponents of the court’s decision last week not to uphold state bans on gay marriage are calling it a disaster, even comparing it to the...

Duffey for District 1 County Commission

October 12, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

In the race for Chaves County Commissioner District 1, the only contested race for a county office on general election ballots, the Daily Record believes both Republican incumbent James Duffey and Democrat challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. are well-qualified...

Don’t take religious freedom for granted

October 4, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment. There is an obvious reason I hold this particular constitutional amendment so close to my heart. I am a journalist and believe in free speech and assembly. The second reason I am a die-hard supporter of the...

Newspaper supports these candidates

October 4, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

The editorial staff of the Roswell Daily Record is endorsing the following state and national candidates in the Nov. 4 General Election.   Weh for Senate In the race for U.S. Senate, the Daily Record endorses Republican challenger Allen Weh. Weh is a...