V.26 No.24 | 6/15/2017
Courtesy of Pedrotty for Mayor Candidate Q&A Pedrotty’s Bigger Picture Candidate: healthy future is now Gus Pedrotty's bid for mayor began as idealistic, but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
V.26 No.23 | 6/8/2017
Eric Williams Photography Council Watch Budget Override, Parade of Pride Plus taxes and animal welfare Love for Burque Pride, a shout out to Bessie’s Lace for hanging in there for 25 years and a veto override were part of the June 5 Albuquerque City Council meeting.
V.26 No.22 | 6/1/2017
courtesy of NM Political Report Election News Forum Invigorates Campaign Mayoral candidates put their dukes up! Six Albuquerque mayoral candidates faced off last week in one of the first forums of the campaign, answering questions on a wide range of issues like community policing, immigration and economic development.
Diana Cervantes via The Daily Lobo Editorial Where to Now? Mayoral campaign reveals similarities Amidst so many similar planks in platforms that appear, on the surface, to mirror each other, it’s reasonable to fear that progressive and centrist voters will split the vote unnecessarily, giving right-leaning candidates the advantage they need to win the race and ultimately continue the failed policies of the Berry administration.
V.26 No.21 | 5/25/2017
Council Watch The Budget and Tapia Council manages many municipal issues Sprinkle some money here; toss a little over there. Albuquerque City Councilors cultivated a $531.4 million city operating budget during a five-hour regular meeting May 15.
V.26 No.18 | 5/4/2017
Council Watch Al Hurricane, Taser and TIDDs Council considers quality concerns Taser International (now named Axon) awarded new contract, Lower Petrogylphs TIDD approved and public warned of hepatitis C.
V.26 No.15 | 4/13/2017
Council Watch Solidarity, Justice and Ted Gallegos Council considers local issues Council acknowledges Sikh contributions, get schooled in love by The Don, considers buying La Cuentista properties and prepares for Nob Hill sidewalks.
V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
Council Watch Planning, Narcan and Petie Gibson Council addresses a variety of civic issues Council hears about integrated development ordinance, sets APD naloxone time frame and calls for a study on merging city and county public safety departments.
V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017
Council Watch Planning, Gender Equality and Forensics Council meeting productive, progressive 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.
V.26 No.8 | 02/23/2017
The Daily Word in the State of the Union, Russia and Congress
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:
accurate was Trump's first address to Congress?
of the progress achieved in the last eight years is just beginning. all
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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
Michael Vadon Council Watch Albuquerque is Immigrants Council considers sanctuary, law enforcement, low-income housing The latest Council meeting focused on the status of immigrants in the Duke City.
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.