Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Mimi Stewart'

The Martinez Administration’s Multi-Million Dollar Mistake and the Journal’s Curious Absence of Outrage

May 17th, 2013 · 2 Comments · NM Legislature, tax policy, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal’s capacity for outrage is huge, almost as great as its passion for transparency. So where’s the outrage? Where’s the transparency? Where are they, I mean, now that we know the 2013 Legislature passed a budget based on oral testimony at the 11th hour from the Governor’s Finance Secretary that […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Hanna Skandera

March 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, NM Legislature, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal finally ran a “For the Record” Friday (March 8) correcting two mistakes that were made in its editorial of a full week before (March 1). The editorial’s topic: support for confirmation of Hanna Skandera. The correction says the editorial,  “Skandera has earned New Mexico’s support,” was wrong in saying […]

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Graduation Numbers Get Attention, But Don’t Fully Explain What’s Going on in Education

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education

By Denise Tessier Once again, Journal education reporter Hayley Heinz has gone beyond the staged announcements she dutifully reports in the Journal to delve further into what’s going on in the state’s schools. This time, she went farther on two fronts, one of which is especially significant. First, to her credit, Heinz followed up a […]

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Must We Look to 'The Nation' for Local News?

February 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Maybe you’re reading it here first. Or, maybe you already read it — in The Nation. But here’s the news: With the Senate’s 20-9 vote Saturday (Feb. 11), both houses of the New Mexico State Legislature have now passed memorials expressing opposition to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. And there’s been […]

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