Chasing the big-money phantoms in New Mexico
By Marisa Demarco
We got to wondering about the PACs in our state and country. Stay tuned for this series, which will be running in the news section over the coming weeks.
Top State PACs in the 2012 Election
By Russell Page
Who’s spending big on November?
Gun Rhetoric Fires Blanks
By Joe Serio
Once again, we’re in the middle of two sad American cycles: senseless, lethal violence and the slew of specious arguments that inevitably follow, flying hither and yon like, well, bullets that never quite hit the mark.
All Tied Up
By Carolyn Carlson
The Council kills a measure that would add four districts instead of diluting the minority voice in the city.
Top 10 National Super PACs
By Russell Page and Marisa Demarco
With the rise of the super PAC, so too have emerged watchdog groups that track spending, donors, leaders and beneficiaries. We found OpenSecrets enormously helpful in compiling this list of the big-money political groups today. But that ranking of who’s on top will shift dramatically in the coming weeks, so it’s best to keep a close eye on roster. ProPublica’s PAC track tool is also useful and easy to parse.
Answer Me This
By Marisa Demarco
1) How did an inmate get out of the BernCo jail early?
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Roswell UFO Festival
By Joshua Lee
Light parade, 10k, alien costume contest and intergalactic carnival to celebrate all things extraterrestrial.
See the biggest firework show in the state to celebrate the 240th birthday of the USA along with a car show. Nationally known band Lonestar performs.
4th of July Fireworks Hot Spring Soak
By Renée Chavez
View a fireworks show from the home of the Giggling Springs. Reservations required.
24th Annual 4th of July Celebration
By Devin O'Leary
The annual festival for family entertainment, with a lineup of New Mexico’s favorite bands, water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale and NM Tech’s famous fireworks display at dark.
Taoist QiGong Class at Open Space Visitor Center
A class on the basic alignments to increase qi through the body.
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