Aug 25 - 31, 2011 

Adrien Lawyer performs with A Band Named Sue at a 2010 fundraiser for the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico.
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Trans Mission

In the fight for equal rights, transgender issues have been left in the dust

By Christie Chisholm
In the fight for equal rights, transgender issues have been left in the dust.

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Making Sausage

Veto That Veto

Criminal justice reform may still be in the cards for New Mexico

By Marisa Demarco
Overriding a governor's veto is no easy task. In fact, it's only been accomplished twice in New Mexico since 1970. But legislators will likely attempt to do just that for a bill that aims to reduce the number of nonviolent drug offenders in jail.

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Ortiz y Pino

Medicaid Needs Overhaul, Not Amputation

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino
When the public was given its opportunity to comment at a Medicaid redesign hearing in Albuquerque, many responded with fear and anger. “Why are you messing with this program that my family depends on so desperately?” was the message from more than 200 people who attended.

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Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

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