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2021-06-02 12:17:54
by Dan McCue
Stansbury Wins Special Election for Haaland's House Seat

Democrat Melanie Stansbury claimed a decisive victory Tuesday night in a contested special election for Congress in New Mexico, easing... Read More

Democrat Melanie Stansbury claimed a decisive victory Tuesday night in a contested special election for Congress in New Mexico, easing fears in some corners of her party that a close result could have been a sign of disaster to come... Read More

2021-05-30 12:20:58
by Dan McCue
In New Mexico, Yet Another Special Election Seen As Proxy for 2022

Voters in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a replacement for Deb... Read More

Voters in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a replacement for Deb Haaland, the former Democratic representative for the district who left Congress to become President Joe Biden’s secretary of the Interior.... Read More

Groups Call for Reintroduction of Jaguars in US Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to... Read More

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest. In a recently published paper, they say habitat destruction, highways and existing segments of the border wall... Read More

2021-03-31 19:26:35
by Dan McCue
FEC Issues Guidance On Upcoming Special Elections in New Mexico, Ohio

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday announced the filing schedules for upcoming special elections to fill the seats... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Federal Election Commission on Wednesday announced the filing schedules for upcoming special elections to fill the seats of former Reps. Debra Haaland and Marcia Fudge, both of whom have taken positions in the Biden administration. Prior to... Read More

2021-03-22 19:57:06
by TWN Staff
NM Lawmakers Move Bill to Outlaw Traps, Poisons on Public Land

SANTA FE, N.M.— The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act which would prohibit... Read More

SANTA FE, N.M.— The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved the Wildlife Conservation and Public Safety Act which would prohibit traps, snares and poisons on public lands. The vote was 35-34. The measure, Senate Bill 32, passed the New Mexico... Read More

2020-11-02 04:16:55
by TWN Staff
NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New... Read More

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New Mexico. She has promised to honor voters with deep respect and will use her experience and vision to accomplish ambitious... Read More

2020-10-30 23:54:37
by TWN Staff
NM-02: Yvette Herrell (R)

About Harrell: Born and raised in New Mexico, Yvette Herrell served for four terms in the New Mexico House of... Read More

About Harrell: Born and raised in New Mexico, Yvette Herrell served for four terms in the New Mexico House of Representatives, and is the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in New Mexico's 2nd District. She has owned and operated several... Read More

2020-10-30 23:51:56
by TWN Staff
NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D)

About Torres Small: Xochitl Torres Small grew up in Las Cruces, N.M. Torres Small watched her mom go to school... Read More

About Torres Small: Xochitl Torres Small grew up in Las Cruces, N.M. Torres Small watched her mom go to school early and stay long after the last bell rang to help her students succeed and saw her father go the... Read More

2020-10-28 12:58:52
by TWN Staff
NM Senate: Ben Ray Luján (D)

About Luján:  Born and raised on a small family farm in Nambé, N.M., by a union ironworker and a public... Read More

About Luján:  Born and raised on a small family farm in Nambé, N.M., by a union ironworker and a public school employee, Ben Ray Luján learned the values of hard work and community service from a young age.   Luján has... Read More

2020-10-28 12:56:03
by TWN Staff
NM Senate: Mark Ronchetti (R)

About Ronchetti:  Mark Ronchetti lives in Albuquerque, where he and his wife, Krysty, are raising two daughters.  One of five... Read More

About Ronchetti:  Mark Ronchetti lives in Albuquerque, where he and his wife, Krysty, are raising two daughters.  One of five children himself, Ronchetti was raised by two loving parents.  His father is a first-generation American who became an electrical engineer,... Read More

Lujan Grisham Builds Profile as Biden Looks to Make VP Pick

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Michelle Lujan Grisham has not received the attention of many higher-profile candidates under consideration to be... Read More

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Michelle Lujan Grisham has not received the attention of many higher-profile candidates under consideration to be Joe Biden's running mate. But she has a resume that few of them can match. The New Mexico governor has executive experience... Read More

2020-01-13 16:57:20
by Dan McCue
New Mexico Governor Declares Space Her State's Next Frontier

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week declared the burgeoning space industry is one of her nine economic growth... Read More

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week declared the burgeoning space industry is one of her nine economic growth sectors for the state. “New Mexico is truly breaking barriers in the space industry,” the governor said as she opened... Read More

2019-04-16 21:32:34
by Tom Ramstack
New Mexico Residents Complain About Oil and Gas Drilling

Members of a U.S. House committee advocated for stricter oil and natural gas drilling regulations during a hearing Monday in... Read More

Members of a U.S. House committee advocated for stricter oil and natural gas drilling regulations during a hearing Monday in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Democrats on the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources said lax regulations are creating too... Read More

2018-12-21 21:52:26
by TWN Staff
New Mexico State Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Discusses Education and Economic Priorities

Looking ahead to a new legislative term, The Well News had the opportunity to speak with New Mexico Speaker of ... Read More

Looking ahead to a new legislative term, The Well News had the opportunity to speak with New Mexico Speaker of the House Brian Egolf about his priorities and goals. Read More

2018-11-07 04:37:06
by NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)
NM-01: Deb Haaland (D)

I believe New Mexico can be a place of strong, safe communities where our kids can be happy growing up, ... Read More

I believe New Mexico can be a place of strong, safe communities where our kids can be happy growing up, and can build a life here when they are grown. I have a track record of standing up to Donald ... Read More

2018-11-03 02:25:33
by TWN Staff
NEW MEXICO'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)

Why this race matters: All eyes have been on this high profile race as Democrat Xochitl Torres Small battles it ... Read More

Why this race matters: All eyes have been on this high profile race as Democrat Xochitl Torres Small battles it out with Republican Yvette Herrell to represent New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District. The margin in this race is razor thin, ... Read More

NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small (D)

Growing up in the desert, Xochitl knows that our jobs and our future depend on protecting our water. Now, as ... Read More

Growing up in the desert, Xochitl knows that our jobs and our future depend on protecting our water. Now, as an attorney at Kemp Smith LLP, Xochitl works with local governments, farmers, developers, and conservationists to best use this shared ... Read More

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