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Heinrich urges reform of Gov. surveillance

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Jan. 17, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the Senate floor to express concern with Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act and urged his Senate colleagues to oppose the statute’s reauthorization until...

Special interests threaten New Mexico’s energy industry with frivolous court actions

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New Mexico’s vibrant energy sector, which helped lead the state’s economic recovery, is facing a new threat.

Despite being a critical source of jobs and providing millions of dollars of revenue for the state’s schools, the energy industry is being challenged, not only through regulation, but through little-known lawsuits funded by deep-pocketed special interest groups aimed at ending the industry altogether.

One group in particular is seeking to initiate a federal case and proceedings in all 50 states, filing lawsuits in eight of them, including Oregon, Colorado and right here in New Mexico.

Behind the activist activity is a group called Our Children’s Trust. They are...

Returning the medicine man

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In the rush to embrace our “app-driven” technological future, we have tendency to both discount and disregard the powerful teachers that have kept indigenous cultures together across the planet. When this occurs, it cuts a hole deep within the fabric of society, preventing individuals from evolving in ways that produce growth while negatively impacting the cultures that intimately connect us. We need to learn to truly appreciate the knowledge these teachers provide to the world in which we live.

In our story, this is exactly what happened to Mr. Sherron Doesn’t-change. Mr. Sherron Doesn’t-change was a gorgeous young Native American boy growing up in the heart of the twenty-first...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF January 12

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Say goodbye as the Sun leaves grounded Earth sign, Capricorn, and enters Aquarius. The emphasis will change from “what is” to “what is possible.” The New Moon shifts our perspectives as well. It’s time to reflect on what we have, what we want, and who we need to become. Madame G recommends you take time now, to live your fullest self, and become it.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Life is painful. If you find that you’re in the middle of a growth spurt, know that this too shall pass. Nothing lasts forever, not even pain. You may need to ground down your ego, so that you may become your greatest self. This may mean taking a few blows. This doesn’t mean you don’t have...

Udall Responds to Trump’s Heartless DACA Brinkmanship

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Tom Udall, senator for New Mexico

WASHINGTON — On Jan. 3, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-NM, responded to President Trump’s tweet on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and to reports that the White House is seeking to avoid discussion of DACA during a meeting with congressional leadership:

“President Trump’s continued heartlessness toward DREAMers and his political brinkmanship with their future is a stain on our country and on the office of the president. The fear and chaos in immigrant communities following the Trump administration’s DACA decision are heartbreaking problems that the president himself has caused. But once again, President Trump won’t...

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