Political New Mexico

  • Indigenous Elders and Youth take on the 2022 Gathering of Nations
    Photographed by Taylor Gibson / New Mexico News Port Taylor Gibson is a reporter for New Mexico News Port and can be reached at nmnewsport@gmail.com.
  • Gas Price Relief to Come for Some UNM Students
    By Brigid Driscoll / New Mexico News port UNM students might be getting money from the state to help offset increases in the price of gas and other stuff, if Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs a package passed by the Legislature in a special session April 5. According to a bill enacted by the state… Continue reading Gas Price Relief to Come for Some UNM Students
  • Gas Siphoning Hits ABQ
    By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port The person who tried using a wrench to steal gas from a van parked in Albuquerque’s South Valley didn’t siphon any gas but successfully cracked the gas tank spilling toxic fuel all over a pre-school’s driveway. The van belonged to Cuidando Los Ninos, a nonprofit that helps… Continue reading Gas Siphoning Hits ABQ
  • The core debate
    A multi-billion-dollar project to make plutonium cores at Los Alamos National Laboratory may be unsafe, unnecessary and ill-conceived. But proponents say the mission is a must.
    By Annabella Farmer / Searchlight New Mexico
  • New Mexico Downwinders demand recognition, justice
    Decades-old compensation fund for people impacted by nuclear testing is set to expire in July BY: DANIELLE PROKOP / Source New Mexico The story of the Trinity Test Site is mapped onto the bodies of thousands of New Mexicans, slipped between stories of losing family member after family member to cancer.  For Tina Cordova, bringing light to… Continue reading New Mexico Downwinders demand recognition, justice
  • Keller, Webber reelected, stadium rejected, ABQ council candidates face run-off
    A large turnout of Albuquerque voters chose to send their mayor back to city hall for another four years, but they also used Tuesday’s election to soundly reject the stadium funding package the mayor had endorsed. 

    An election round-up from Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port
  • As Election Day nears, stadium bond lagging in polls
    Polls indicate the stadium bond question, set to appear on the Albuquerque ballot Nov. 2., is in danger of failing.
    By Tyler Braunhardt, NM News Port
  • ABQ voters to decide 14 bond measures
    On Nov. 2 Albuquerque voters will vote on 14 bonds proposed by the city of Albuquerque and Albuquerque Public Schools.
    By Jeanette DeDios / NM News Port
  • ABQ mayoral race heads to the finish line
    In the city of Albuquerque, next Tuesday’s elections will test a number of things, but arguably the biggest race is the contest for the mayoral office. Story by Spencer Butler for NM News Port
  • UNM students support soccer stadium
    Albuquerque voters will decide on Nov. 2 whether the city will borrow up to $50 million for the construction of a stadium to be leased to the New Mexico United professional soccer team. By Juan Baeza / NM News Port