By Charles Sullivan This is a pop quiz. You will first be asked to identify the state. After identifying the state, you will be asked to vote on whether the state’s legislature is the dumbest in the United States. Place your hand or a piece of paper over the bottom portion of your screen to prevent peeking at the answer. Here … Read More
DEA agent on Fentanyl Awareness Day: ‘We seized more pills than the number of residents in the state of New Mexico’
By Sam Jackson Feb 28, 2023 Local leaders, state representatives and families gathered at the state capitol in Albuquerque recently to share their stories in observance of Fentanyl Awareness Day. “We seized more pills than the number of residents in the state of New Mexico,” Carlos Briano of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Division in El Paso, Texas, said. Briano’s division … Read More
‘This new tax could be the last nail in the coffin’: Paid Family and Medical Leave Act to cost taxpayers $400M if it becomes law
By New Mexico Sun Report Mar 1, 2023 A proposal to mandate paid leave for workers, which New Mexico business owners said could hurt their businesses, could pass the Senate March 1. A task force assigned to develop a plan that requires workers to receive paid family and medical leave (PFML) presented a proposal to New Mexico lawmakers last year that … Read More
Why are NM officials pushing for vaccinations in children?
Sarah Smith for the Las Cruces Sun News School districts all over the state are pushing students 12 years old and up to be vaccinated. Incentives are being offered to kids for being vaccinated. For instance, Albuquerque Public Schools recently said that they are planning events targeted at 16- and 17-year olds stressing that “the students need to sign up for the vaccine.” … Read More
Las Cruces: Hygiene Stations for the Homeless Make Things Worse
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Will there be a brighter ending to this legislative session?
Analysis and Commentary by Better Together New Mexico Founder Carla J. Sonntag There have been some attempts to justify what’s happening in Santa Fe, but let’s look at some facts rarely discussed. New Mexico has a two-party system. But the truth is that it often functions that way in name only. Why? According to Ballotpedia, New Mexico has roughly … Read More
‘Housing First’ fails residents and the community
Sarah Smith January 31, 2023 3 min read It has been widely reported that Las Cruces is struggling with crime and drugs in and near the Desert Hope Affordable Housing Project on Pecos Street, near Solano and Idaho. Desert Hope is a “Housing First” project aimed specifically at providing homes for the homeless, yet residents and nearby neighbors have repeatedly … Read More
Townhall: Over 200 Democrats Vote Against Providing Medical Attention to Babies Who Survive Abortion
Democrats are so hellbent on making abortion a nonchalant, one-stop procedure for abolishing unwanted pregnancies, that nearly every House Democrat voted against legislation that would provide medical attention to babies born alive after an attempt to abort them. In a 220-210 vote, the House passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires doctors to provide medical care for babies … Read More
Join us at the NMBC Legislative BASH!
On January 19, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, we invite you to join us at Revel Entertainment Center for an incredible Legislative B.A.S.H.
BTNM: The Las Cruces Project
Better Together New Mexico (BTNM) is a statewide grassroots alliance creating important change in our state. We are influencing decisions that impact our lives, families, and communities in a new positive direction. Working together as a cohesive team, we are uniting, activating, and empowering all those who want to drive New Mexico to reach its full potential. The Las Cruces … Read More