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V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017

Council Watch

Planning, Gender Equality and Forensics

Council meeting productive, progressive

By Carolyn Carlson
Neighborhoods want more time to weigh in on ABC to Z project, Pay Equity Initiative seeks better pay equity, Council wants new rape kits processed within 3 months and Nob Hill sidewalks are envied.
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V.26 No.9 | 03/02/2017

The Daily Word in Politics and Technology

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Thu Mar 2 2017 1:13 PM ]
The Daily Word

Sessions and Russia sitting in a tree. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath about meeting with a Russian Ambassador.

French presidential candidate and leader of the far-right, Marine Le Pen, could face jail time and a large fine for tweeting a violent image.

UNM is working on a 3D bio printer that could eventually print out material to use for bone and human tissue.

V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
Trudy Jones roundup

Council Watch

Council Reiterates Immigrant-Friendly Stance

Overflowing crowd cheers city policy

By Carolyn Carlson
City resources denied to feds, boards appointed, capital projects set up for funding and decibel threshold lowered.
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V.26 No.8 | 02/23/2017

The Daily Word in the State of the Union, Russia and Congress

By Megan Reneau [ Wed Mar 1 2017 11:48 AM ]
The Daily Word

A man who recently took hostage and car-jacked hikers at the La Luz trail was arrested in Kan.

A woman had acid thrown in her face Monday night, that's the fifth recorded acid attack in Berlin, Germany since Dec.

A summation of the presidents of the HBCU reaction to meeting with Trump: Photo Op!

How accurate was Trump's first address to Congress?

Undoing all of the progress achieved in the last eight years is just beginning.

Wanna see a bot fight? Head over to Wikipedia.

A Russian airstrike hit US allies by “mistake.”

An emotional moment during the State of Nation speech could backfire for the Trump administration.

V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017
trump
Michael Vadon

Council Watch

Albuquerque is Immigrants

Council considers sanctuary, law enforcement, low-income housing

By Carolyn Carlson
The latest Council meeting focused on the status of immigrants in the Duke City.
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V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017

Event Horizon

We Need To Talk

Sunday, Feb 5: The Albuquerque Forum on Faith and Politics: An Interfaith Conversation

[ Sat Feb 4 2017 11:00 AM ]
Conversations cover topics of immigration, global climate change, the future of health care and public education.
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V.26 No.5 | 2/2/2017

Fight!

Not The End Of The World

Resistance means feeling pretty psyched

By Carolyn Carlson
People all over the country and in Albuquerque are organizing a chain of resistance movements to counter backwards-looking developments.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
crystal ball

Council Watch

A Comprehensive Plan

Council meeting focuses on metro area’s future

By Carolyn Carlson
Residents up in arms over Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan process, timeline and inclusiveness.
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V.26 No.2 | 01/12/2017

Event Horizon

Rebel Grrls

Saturday, Jan 21: Women's March on Washington

By Megan Reneau [ Fri Jan 20 2017 11:00 AM ]
Join the many unique cultural groups across New Mexico in an inclusive dialogue to become more educated about how to take positive and peaceful action to exercise your constitutional rights.
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V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
Money, money, money and marijuana at the Legislature

New Mexico News

What to Expect

Money, money, money and marijuana at the Legislature

By NM Political Report
This year’s 60 day New Mexico legislative session will focus on economic issues, more economic issues and la grifa, tambien.
V.26 No.2 | 1/12/2017

Council Watch

A Transfer Station, a Farm and Kovitz

Council begins 2017 with five hour flair

By Carolyn Carlson
The Albuquerque City Council had their hands full at their first meeting of 2017, discussing the proposed Edith Transfer Station, Candelaria Farm and Marshall Kovitz, among other important civic issues.
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V.25 No.51 | 12/22/2016
The council considers transportation legislation at a recent meeting
Eric Williams Photography

Council Watch

Firefighters, Bureaucracy and the Budget

The last council meeting of 2016

By Carolyn Carlson
Council is confronted by a revenue shortfall, begins to address the sexual assault evidence kit backlog and gives AFD a new fire truck.
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V.25 No.49 | 12/8/2016
Members of the City Council consider citizen comments at a recent meeting

Council Watch

Respect, The New Boss and Narcan

Council takes action on many measures

By Carolyn Carlson
Isaac Benton takes over as president, naloxone to be put into first-aid kits in public places and thumbs down to waiving bus fares along Central during ART construction.
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V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
City Councilors Isaac Benton and Pat Davis get all patriotic

Council Watch

Council Weighs in on APD and Thanksgiving

Also on agenda: consent and ditches

By Carolyn Carlson
Council questions APD about lapel cam footage security, gets a report on auto thefts and quickly glosses over things using their consent agenda.
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V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
Albuquerque City Council

Council Watch

We’re Dancing in the Show!

Council gambols through civic issues

By Carolyn Carlson
City Council denied A.R.T. funding contingency plan, updates a law against making threats against public spaces and gives funding to ProView.
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