Politics

Otero County Commissioners to meet about certifying election results

73 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Otero County Commission has called an emergency meeting Friday to consider certification of the 2022 primary election results. The commission had voted not to certify the results claiming there were problems with the voting machines. They instead called for a hand recount of the ballots.

Your tax dollars have entered the abortion debate

107 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Just weeks after news broke that the U.S. Supreme Court could be overturning Roe v Wade, the Albuquerque City Council approved a $250,000 “contribution” to Planned Parenthood, which provides health care to women and also performs abortions.

Mark Ronchetti wins GOP nomination for New Mexico governor

96 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Mark Ronchetti has won the Republican primary for governor and will challenge incumbent Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in November. The former television meteorologist defeated four other candidates Tuesday.

‘Viewpoint discrimination’ case may head to Supreme Court

90 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming that New Mexico county commissioner and Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin engaged in “viewpoint” discrimination could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a test-case for free speech rights on social media platforms.

A closer look at abortion rights in New Mexico

66 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – If the final decision of the Supreme Court is in line with the draft – it would not make abortion illegal. Individual states would decide whether to restrict or ban abortions.

Leaked Supreme Court draft opinion terrifies, angers ABQ community members

56 Views   Hundreds gather outside federal courthouse to advocate for abortion rights Protesters gathered at the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse in Albuquerque on May 3 in light of a leaked draft of a majority opinion from Politico written by Justice Samuel Alito that signifies the court’s decision to overturn Roe V.

Senator Luján Shares He is ‘90%’ Recovered From Stroke

131 Views   SANTA FE N.M. — Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Luján says Thursday that he’s 90% recovered from his stroke. The 49-year-old spoke during a visit to Santa Fe High School, part of his first public appearances since returning to Congress in March. The stroke had put him the hospital

Santa Fe First RespondersSave Lives inUkraine

43 Views   ‘I thought we were going to die’: New Mexican first responders save lives in Ukraine Santa Fe City firefighter Rollin Tyler Jones and Emergency room Doctor Christopher Hammond dedicated their lives to help people in Santa Fe, but last month their journey took them to an international battleground

Vice President Harris to Officiate Governor Lujan Grisham’s Wedding

106 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is getting married, and Vice President Kamala Harris has been picked to officiate. The first-term Democratic governor made the announcement through her personal spokesman Tuesday, saying a small ceremony will be held May 21 in Washington, D.C.