Politics

Las Cruces lawmaker says politics led to denial of Communion

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker says he was denied Communion by his local Catholic priest because of his politics. Democratic state Sen. Joseph Cervantes said Monday that he has been treated differently by the church since voting to repeal a state law banning abortion under most circumstances.

Suspended Los Lunas School Board member speaks out against allegations

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – A Los Lunas school board member is speaking out after the Public Education Department suspended him and the rest of the board last week, accusing the board of a long list of wrongdoings. Now, suspended Steven Otero has been on the Los Lunas School Board for about