This week’s map is a GIF showing the year each state adopted its gasoline excise tax. Oregon was the first state to do so in February of 1919 (Colorado, New Mexico, and North Dakota also enacted them later in the year). By 1929, every...Show More Summary
Latinos are a crucial voting bloc in the United States and one would imagine that in a place like Santa Fe, New Mexico, their votes would be even more so. Tell that to the Santa Fe County Republican Party, who punished what would seem to be a rare find — a Latino Republican — for his...
A premier cancer research partnership at New Mexico State University is not only fostering extensive cancer research activity, it also is developing the next generation of cancer scientists and a new level of outreach, primarily to underserved populations across New Mexico.
For some evening reading fun: Solar “Solar Cars” Get Big Boost In California New Mexico Solar: State Releases NM Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing PV Getting Squeezed Out In Germany Memo to Abbott: Voters Want More Rooftop Solar,Show More Summary
New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of New Mexico 1962 Submitter: Giving out travel advise from 1962. It has “modern” views of Albuquerque, and a helpful road map that I am sure has not changed at all. Holly: I love New Mexico. I was […]
(Photo: Romero y Azahar) Bill Esparza is a food critic and taco scholar in Los Angeles. He says, “I’ve tried tacos in 27 states in Mexico, and every time I go to a new town I see something I’ve never heard of.” The vast variety of regional food traditions in Mexico offer more options that most Americans are familiar with. Show More Summary
Arizona water: In the July 19 Section A, a photo caption accompanying an article about dwindling water supplies in Arizona erred in stating that the water behind Imperial Dam is diverted, in part, to New Mexico. Imperial Dam is in the Colorado River's Lower Basin; New Mexico's water allocation...
July 20--.M. GETS $11 MILLION FOR MULTIMODAL PROJECTS: In a state with big road construction and repair needs that had to have not one but two legislative sessions this year to appropriate funding, additional new money is a welcome thing. A...Show More Summary
International clean energy developer Enel Green Power is set to invest $220 million into a new wind farm to be developed in Mexico. The Vientos del Altiplano wind farm will be developed in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, and upon completion will amount to 100 MW and will be able to generate 280 GWh annually. Show More Summary
Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the De Vargas Street House claims to be the oldest house in the United States thanks to a portion of its foundation that is several hundred years old. As a little plaque on the wall outside the frontShow More Summary
You have to hand it (“it” in this case being a flaming bag of dog poop) to the Great State of Texas: When it comes to finding new ways to be total dicks, the creativity and imagination of Texas government is almost boundless. The newest...Show More Summary
The United States have already won their Gold Cup group, so they're trying out a new team against Panama. While the United States haven't been spectacular so far in the Gold Cup, they're also doing a lot better than Mexico and Costa Rica. Show More Summary
By almost all accounts, Albuquerque, New Mexico, music instructor Nick Prior is an all-star teacher. He runs six choirs, which serve nearly 200 students at the city’s Eisenhower Middle School. His choirs have won state competitions three times, and in multiple categories. Show More Summary
New Mexico is following the lead of Maine's Republican Governor to make sure people getting food stamps deserve them.
Supporters of illegal aliens, along with the illegal aliens themselves, have been pushing hard to allow illegal aliens to be allowed to obtain legal state driver’s licenses, for the stated
Whenever I end up on a flight that offers internet service, I can’t help but buy it. Despite being in relatively early stages and a fairly poor state, in-flight Wi-Fi is one of the most “futuristic” technologies I interact with on a regular basis. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian?s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has acquired new works by a dozen artists or artist groups from Iran, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. ?The Hirshhorn...Show More Summary
Something crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, 68 years ago. The first military authorized press release stated, "RAAF (Roswell Army Air Field) Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch In Roswell Region." That's right, the military was the first to indicate it was a flying saucer. Then, they quickly said that was a mistake. Show More Summary
In a quick two months, the Florida Gators will open up their season against New Mexico State on September 5 in Gainesville. This season will mark the beginning of the Jim McElwain era in Gainesville, and Florida fans are anxiously awaiting...Show More Summary
"Yesterday, two landmark reforms took effect in Montana and New Mexico," says Nick Sibilla. "Both states now require a criminal conviction for civil forfeiture, while New Mexico went even further and banned the practice outright." Read the rest