Today, we’ll report briefly on the Supreme Court hearing this past Monday and on the PRC Commissioner nomination process, as well as offer info on two important pieces of environmental legislation that Retake is supporting.
Local-State Government & Legislation
What You May Have Missed
Retake used the Thanksgiving break to catch up in our readying for the 2023 session after taking 8 days off to visit the kids. We use today’s post to catch you up on what is coming, what we’ve written since… Read More ›
Why the NM Supreme Court Should Rule as Unconstitutional, the Amendment Allowing Gov to Appoint PRC Commissioners
Today we revisit a 2020 Constitutional Amendment that a coalition of indigenous organizations is asking the NM Supreme Court to overturn. We outline why Retake and Indivisible ABQ supported the indigenous groups and what is at stake. Before we get… Read More ›
Ruminations on Air Travel, Thanksgiving and NM’s Future
We’ve escaped the election, largely unscathed on the national level. And in NM, our plate is set for a transformational legislative session. Thanksgiving can be a time of food, family and frolic, but with a four day weekend, it can… Read More ›
We Need Booster Shots for Honesty, Grace and Dignity and Fast. Plus, Bolsonaro Concedes. Maybe!
Everywhere you look, there are signs of social disintegration, the last vestiges of grace, kindness and respect fray as we get closer to election day. An 80-year old man is beaten with a hammer and it becomes the butt of… Read More ›
Surprising Recommendations on Constitutional Amendment 2 & 3
Before taking a deep dive into the League of Women Voters of NM’s excellent analysis of these constitutional amendments, we were inclined to support both, but under closer scrutiny, we’ve shifted that view to leaning to oppose them. Both Amendments… Read More ›