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Recent articles by Dan:

Order aims to lighten teachers' administrative burden

Gov. Lujan Grisham calls for a 25% reduction in the administrative tasks → Read More

Lujan Grisham: Feds liable for wildfire damage

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Monday that the federal government faces significant legal liability for its role in igniting the largest wildfire in state history, the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire still burning in northern New Mexico. She added that it’s “problematic” that federal emergency aid isn’t designed to fully compensate victims for […] → Read More

Ronchetti trades barbs with rivals in TV debate

GOP gubernatorial candidates discuss border, abortion, Trump loyalty → Read More

Watch: GOP candidates for governor appear in TV debate

SANTA FE — The five Republican candidates for governor clash in their only televised debate Friday as they question each other’s qualifications and pitch themselves to GOP voters. Click on the video above to watch the debate recorded earlier this week and jointly sponsored by KOAT-TV, News Radio KKOB and the Albuquerque Journal. In the […] → Read More

Expanded early voting begins in NM

1.4% of registered GOP voters cast early ballot; registered Dems at 1.1% as of Friday → Read More

Legislative leaders clash over Capitol firearms ban

Dispute is the latest round in a long-running fight over security at the Roundhouse → Read More

Dems trade attacks in treasurer race

Ethics complaints lobbed at both Benavidez, Montoya → Read More

Governor estimates over 1,000 structures lost in blaze

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire nears 300,000 acres burned → Read More

'Not intimidated,' Block pitches himself as a fighter for NM

GOP hopeful brings combative edge to governor's race → Read More

Dow cites Roundhouse record as she seeks GOP nomination

Montoya, a Republican legislative leader and supporter of Dow's campaign, describes Rebecca Dow as "on the go, just constantly." "She's tireless," he said. → Read More

NM begins absentee, early voting amid wildfire threat

One polling site has already relocated; election officials say contingency plans in place → Read More

Lujan Grisham reports $3.7M in cash on hand

Campaign account balance doubles any GOP challenger's → Read More

NM settles State Police officer's whistleblower suit

Plaintiff leveled charges against former governor's security detail → Read More

Ronchetti slams Dow for legislative voting record

A new television ad by Mark Ronchetti’s campaign questions parts of Rebecca Dow legislative record. (Source: Youtube) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal SANTA FE – Rebecca Dow questioned Mark Ronchetti’s conservative credentials on the airwaves last week and he is now striking back with an ad and a website calling into question Dow’s honesty about her legislative record – the latest salvo in a… → Read More

Candidate's account links Jews to vaccines, mocks Mexicans

GOP's secretary of state hopeful Trujillo says account may have been hacked → Read More

Lujan Grisham's campaign accused of exceeding donation limit

Complaint says governor received $22K from Pueblo of Santo Domingo → Read More

New Mexico transportation chief to retire

Sandoval ending 27-year career in state government → Read More

Big donations fueling NM campaigns

SANTA FE — Donors with ties to the energy industry — especially oil and gas — are making some of the biggest contributions to New Mexico campaigns, according to a Journal analysis of state records. Lucrative donations also have poured in from the Republican Governors Association, Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s reelection campaign and groups […] → Read More

Court dismisses 35-year suit against NM

Case centered on state services for people with developmental disabilities → Read More

Ethics agency reaches settlement with Rep. Louis

Payment of $250 represents the maximum allowable fine → Read More