by Alan Pyke Posted on October 28, 2014
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) is reinstating work requirements for food stamps before the federal government says she has to, and groups in the state are hoping a judge will block the move and spare 80,000 people from the change.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 3, 2014
The differing approach to water rights taken by two districts in Texas has led to lawsuits over the supply of water from the aquifer they both share.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
One female detainee heard Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent refer to her as an "animal."
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
A rare step to combat homelessness in New Mexico's largest city.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
New Mexico residents have been fighting to designate the Organ Mountains as a national monument for a decade.
by Joe Romm Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 12, 2014
Two new studies confirm climate change is drying the U.S. Southwest -- and nearly a third of the world's land faces drying from rising greenhouse gases.
by Mike Rivera Posted on April 8, 2014
Despite a press release saying he is in favor of equal pay, Steve Pearce (R-NM) has either voted against or abstained from voting on any equal pay measures in the House.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 14, 2014
A new study by the EPA finds there's still time to clean up the huge underground plume before most of the city's drinking water is contaminated.
by Zack Ford Posted on December 19, 2013
The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is legal, making it the 17th marriage equality state.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 2, 2013
Carol Lester says the privately-run prison denied her medical care and then stuck her in solitary confinement after she complained about it.