New Mexico Business Coalition President Carla Sonntag: ‘We’re seeing that the state is happy to take the money from this industry but it frequently is raising barriers and constraints’

Carla Sonntag | Provided by Carla Sonntag By New Mexico Sun Feb 5, 2024    The New Mexico House of Representatives recently conducted a hearing on H.B. 133, a bill proposing amendments to the state’s existing Oil and Gas Act. The proposed changes sparked mixed reactions from citizens, with some expressing support while others voiced concerns. Carla Sonntag, President of the New … Read More

How you helped New Mexico this year

You’ve stood with us to fight bad policies like HB 7 Reproductive & Gender-Affirming Health Care Act. Many of us are still working to put this law on the referendum ballot in 2024! It removes parental rights from public schools and so much more. When you acted on our alerts, you helped stop 22 bad bills from passing during the 2023 … Read More

Truth Required

Tom Vaillancourt | Provided Photo By Tom Vaillancourt This is the time of year when all of the newspaper columnists, TV news anchors, talking heads on TV and radio, etc., wish all of us Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, etc. I have a request of all of them, just tell us the truth throughout the year!  For those of … Read More

By Jean Bernstein

Nov 21, 2023      I have been asked by a number of people to share my observations about the 2023 Council race. I’ve always made a point of staying out of partisan politics but in recent years I have become very worried about the future of our Albuquerque. It is clear our local leaders are no longer elected by the … Read More

Corporate Welfare

    By Ramona Goolsby Nov 17, 2023 I have been attending the Bernalillo County Commission meeting for well over a year now and things seem to be moving in the wrong direction. The Bernalillo County Commission and the City of Albuquerque are precariously sitting on a financial slope that the people may have a hard time recovering from.  The financial slope I … Read More

Should pornography be allowed to remain in Las Cruces Schools?

juan garcia and sarah smith before the Las Cruces School Board advocating for the removal of pornographic and explicit books that are illegal for children in new mexico

By Sarah Smith Nov 8, 2023 On October 12, Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) held a formal hearing about the book Jack of Hearts and Other Parts. Back in August, Juan Garcia and I filed a formal complaint against this book because of its sexually explicit content.  The book is about a 17-year-old sex columnist and includes numerous passages that are … Read More

Maybe they will realize the citizens have had enough

By T.H. Lawrence Oct 10, 2022 A billboard recently displayed in Las Cruces raised some questions from city residents — along with the hackles of some city officials. The billboard at the intersection of Missouri Avenue and South Solano Drive, sponsored by Juan Garcia of the Coalition of Conservatives in Action, shows a graphic photo highlighting the increase in crime in the city and … Read More