Otero County Commissioners to meet about certifying election results

163 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.

Some New Mexicans still waiting on gas tax rebates

99 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – State leaders made a promise in April that every eligible New Mexican would be getting rebate checks to help offset some of the current rising prices. Almost 800,000 New Mexicans have already gotten checks or direct depots, but many are still waiting.

Your tax dollars have entered the abortion debate

148 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.

New Mexico governor concerned with potential migrant influx

90 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Democratic governor wants the Biden administration to delay planned or expanded efforts to transport migrants to her state if pandemic-related restrictions on asylum seekers are lifted. The federal government has predicted a threefold increase in border crossings if that happens.