News & Opinion
 Alibi V.29 No.9 • Feb 27-March 4, 2020 
Jerry Apodaca Education Building

News Feature

Education, Poverty, Oil and Gas

Funding the state with fossil fuels

For public education, what the governor asked for and what the legislature approved ended up being two different, if intrinsically related, things. But no matter what perspective one looks at the current situation from, one thing is clear: most of the money comes from the awesomely powerful yet highly volatile oil and gas industries of New Mexico.
City Councilors Davis, Jones and Benton
Eric Williams Photography

Council Watch

Proclamations, Travel, Crime

Council moves forward in 2020

February brought a mixed bag of weather to the Albuquerque City Council as it adjusted to a newly elected member and an empty seat left by Councilor Ken Sanchez’s January death.
The News Monkey


N.M. Attorney General sued Google for collecting children's personal data; US Attorney General William Barr has appointed Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III to chair the Mental Illness Working Group as part of a national effort to fight crime; state Republican leaders said that they will take the House back from state Democrats.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because newlywed cops eating at the restaurant that you're robbing happens to someone else.


The readers write about the Albuquerque Housing Authority, Daylight Saving Time and a charlatan.