Monthly Archives: March 2012

Saving the most abused children

Families who adopt children are scrutinized within an inch of their lives by social service agencies.  Foster families, who care for children temporarily, are also examined for qualifications.  But any pair of idiots can make a baby.  At least once … Continue reading

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Rules: the other way to make laws

A few bills in the New Mexico legislature this year deal with state regulations and how they are made.  In discussing these bills, I was reminded that most people don’t participate in the rulemaking process, don’t understand how it works … Continue reading

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Ben Alexander and the workers’ compensation reform

Ben Alexander was still going strong the last time I saw him, about 10 years ago, when he sat on a panel for a retrospective on the New Mexico workers’ compensation reform of 1990.  He had been an indispensable member … Continue reading

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