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Dow Receives Legislative Service Award

Oct 9, 2019 The New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants (NMAPA) recognized Rebecca Dow for her work in the New Mexico House. Dallas Lipscomb, who is on the Board of the NMAPA and is a local medical provider, had the honor of introducing Representative Dow to the academy and for presenting her wi ...

Don't threaten oil, gas revenue with new regulations

Rep. Rebecca Dow Think back to the time you were in your elementary school lunch room. Do you remember there was always someone who wanted you to trade away your dessert? You didn’t fall for a bad trade back then, we shouldn’t fall for it now. Anyone who attends a public school or college in ...

From the Round House

How do I know an arbitrary increase in the minimum wage will hurt low-wage workers? Simple, I was one. It may be easy to believe an increase in the minimum wage is appealing because I don't know anyone who would turn down a raise. The jobs that pay minimum wage often require the maximum work and ...

Letter to editor on women

Women rule the world. This weekend women across the US were encouraging one another to run for office, to vote, and to “resist.” Although we need more balance in New Mexico elected leadership, I want to encourage women across our state to lead where they are. We already have the collective p ...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Through my many years I’ve come to believe that most of our elected officials acquire their office and then ignore those of us who put them there.  Over the past few years many constituents and I (members of the New Mexico Off Highway Vehicle Alliance (NMOHVA.org), a ...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:  I am a 77-year-old Navy Veteran and have lived in the Grant/Luna County area since 1980.  I have worked at both the Chino and Tyrone Mines, Grant Co. Sheriff’s Department as well as the Southwest NM Council of Governments.  I used my G.I. Bill benefits to e ...

Hunting season has begun

The Grant County Beat http://www.grantcountybeat.com/editorial/46204-hunting-season-has-begun When I decided to run for the New Mexico House of Representatives, I saw an opportunity to improve the quality of life for the residents in my district by reforming and improving our state’s laws. I a ...

NEW FEDERAL LAW

NEW FEDERAL LAW Dow Sponsored Legislation To Give Terminally Ill Access  To Experimental Drugs In N.M., Before President Signed By Etta Pettijohn Last week President Donald Trump signed into law a measure giving terminally ill patients, who have exhausted other options, access to e ...

Housing Expo shares resources for seniors, more

(Press Staff Photo by Christine Steele) USDA employees Christine Griego and Patricia Villalobos talk with Rosalina Sedillos and Laura Breed, both of Hanover, about options for repairing their homes. Sedillos said she was interested in selling her home several years ago, but it needed repairs ...

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