More New Mexico Articles

  • Brewery boom marks bright spot in NM economy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it's helping to quench this drought-stricken state's thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of microbreweries and taprooms have popped up around New Mexico in recent years, the...

  • US-born banda singers find success in Mexico, US

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Banda music is the soundtrack of modern Mexico, with its thumping polka beat and trumpets blasting everywhere from rural fairs to working-class Mexico City weddings. And it's increasingly made in the U.S.A. Once the equivalent of country music, with lyrics about rural life...

  • Ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson named pot company CEO

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came as...

  • ACLU: 'International law,' 'basic fairness' requires lawyers for illegals

    The ACLU wants illegal immigrant children to get legal help to fight deportation.

  • Ridesharing firm Uber faces setback in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have denied a temporary operating permit for a major ride-sharing company. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1pBBVed) that the Public Regulation Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to withhold the permit from Uber Technologies....

  • New Mexico OKs $1 million investment settlement

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will receive $1 million from a private equity firm to settle allegations that political connections to former Gov. Bill Richardson improperly influenced the awarding of a public investment deal, the State Investment Council announced Tuesday. Markstone Capital...

  • Democratic candidate accused of unequal pay demands equal pay

    In a new campaign ad, New Mexico Attorney General Gary King claims he will demand equal pay for women in the state. The thing is, three years ago King was accused of pay discrimination by female lawyers in his office. Not only that, but King's opponent, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, signed...



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