Monthly Archives: March 2014

The doctor shortage

Why is there such a serious shortage of doctors in New Mexico ? A bit of good news:  the basic cause is not anything inherently wrong with  New Mexico.  It’s tied up in the complications of medical regulations and funding. … Continue reading

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Constitutional amendments could affect election turnout

The 2014 election is officially underway, with the filing of qualifying petitions last week.   Five Democrats have lined up to challenge Gov. Susana Martinez.  All five met the goal, submitting petitions with more than 3,000 signatures. Though there’s little media … Continue reading

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Some constitutional amendments are more constitutional than others

Last year, the legislature passed a proposed constitutional amendment, changing one word of the state constitution.  Its purpose is to make it easier for voters to vote in local elections and considerably less expensive for local jurisdictions to hold those … Continue reading

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