city politics


V.20 No.30 | 7/28/2011

Council Bite

Inspector Could Investigate White

As one of his first tasks, the city’s inspector general may dig into allegations aimed at former Public Safety Director Darren White.

V.19 No.34 | 8/26/2010

news

Tell the mayor what’s on your mind—in person—today

La migra in the Prisoner Transport Center? Officer-involved shootings? Take-home police cars? Water-sucking lawns? That fabled arena? Your neighbor’s dog? The rainbow warrior?

Mayor Richard Berry is holding a “Chat with the Mayor” session today at 2 p.m. With a New Mexico ID in your hand, you will be given five minutes with Berry. First-come, first-served at the Thomas Bell Community Center, 3001 University SE.

V.19 No.14 | 4/8/2010

News

Worst Thing About Being Mayor So Far?

We asked Mayor Richard Berry that very question, along with others from the Best of Burque ballot. Find out what he said.

As a bonus, you can see my hand in our picture of the mayor. This hand will sign autographs: To Thad, Have a kick-ass summer! <3 ~Hand.

V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010

Council Watch

Count Us In

City employees gathered en masse to let the mayor and Council know they want to be part of the budget-tightening dialogue. More than a hundred rank-and-file workers— firefighters, police officers, clerks and others—showed up, and union representatives spoke, asking to be a part of solving the budget shortfall. They said Mayor Richard Berry assured their inclusion in the discussion, but so far that hasn't happened.

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