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Letters to the Editor, March 13, 2019
Letters to the editor: March 6, 2019
Reflections on whether the state should tax food, and policies that may restrict job growth in New Mexico are today's topics.
Opinion: FInding a compromise on gun control
Farmington Police Chief Steve Hebbe shares his views on the divisive issues of gun control laws and mental health care funding.
Opinion: Reasonable regulations don’t kill jobs
Don Schreiber: "They want to say it will kill executive bonuses, but it sounds better to say it will kill jobs."
Opinion: Professional looks at PreK legislation
I want to share my professional opinion with you regarding New Mexico's children and legislation that is being heard in Santa Fe this session.
Opinion: Back the Energy Transition Act
San Juan Citizens Alliance is actively working to move New Mexico forward to a sustainable energy economy.
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 15, 2019
Today's letters: Praise for the governor from afar; a response to a critical response.
Opinion: Think regionally, act locally
The Four Corners region must work together to survive. There’s not just one pathway to diversifying our local economy.
Shift to renewables shouldn’t cost rate payers
Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation says voters haven’t been told that switching to renewable energy sources will increase electric bills.
Letters to the Editor: A note from the Chief of PD on skiing
Letters from the community are welcome.
Opinion: Move forward with renewable energy
SJCA's Zach Pavlik says renewable energy offers a way to supplement the resources traditionally relied on while building the Four Corners economy.
Aztec mayor: Don’t rely on boom or bust economy
For far too long, New Mexicans have been told to choose between a strong economy and protecting our air and water. That is a false choice.
Opinion: Government shutdowns punish the public
Shutdowns are not entertainment for regular Americans or for furloughed government workers trying to make ends meet without a paycheck.
Opinion: Coal can’t keep up in this economy
A recent Daily Times Article misses the most pressing part of the economic situation that the Four Corners and coal communities around the U.S. face.
Opinion: Surplus is a chance for our prosperity
Instead of a shortfall, Governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham and the new legislature will see a surplus of $1.1 billion for the next budget year.
Flynn: Why the hysteria over Hilcorp?
When anti-oil and gas activists suggest that this is “double drilling,” they are flat wrong. This is really half drilling.
Letters to the Editor
Duane Chili Yazzie on coal and climate change; First responders teaching kids about safety
Guest Editorial: Reauthorize Land & Water Fund
With all of that support, it is hard to understand how the fund was allowed to expire. That is why when the fund is restored, it must be permanent
Local Voices: An open letter to the community
Image is everything some say, which is why I felt compelled to respond to a recent column identifying Farmington as the worst place to raise a child.
Guest Editorial: Flu deaths make shots vital
About 80,000 Americans died of flu and its effects last flu season. That's the highest number of fatalities in four decades. Get a flu shot.
Opinion: Do Hilcorp’s foes want real results?
Protesters and political opportunists want you to think Hilcorp is requesting to drill thousands of new wells and otherwise bring about the apocalypse
Milbank: Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal
I am positively glowing. New regulations floated by the Environmental Protection Agency are set to increase Americans' exposure to radiation.
Will: America’s plunge into protectionism
The descent of American capitalism into a racket is being greased by professed capitalists in government, in collaboration with the private sector.
Guest Editorial: When the U.S. spies unjustly
Unlimited, secretly exercised government power is a threat to freedom. That’s as true today as it was in 1787 when the U.S. Constitution was written.
Navajo Gaming fulfills vision of Navajo people
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Board of Directors recently welcomed many to the groundbreaking of our $10 million Interstate 40 Travel Center.
Editorial: Does Donald Trump even want to be the leader of the free world?
This president has made it clear his vision of the U.S. has little to do with what his own party has long called “American exceptionalism.”
Will: America should do away with the death penalty
An Alabama case illustrates the problems with a legal mechanism that has outlived its usefulness
Cepeda: Promise of free college might be mirage
Some indicators do not support the effectiveness of debt-free college programs.
Editorial: Trump will shape Supreme Court for years
Presidents have the upper hand when it comes to staffing the court.
Commentary: Will APS work with NM stakeholders?
With the two remaining units at FCPP about to turn 50 – the normal life expectancy of any coal plant – talks about its retirement should be mandatory.
Will: Fear-based parenting
Because of the belief in "parental determinism," some fear that something seemingly minor will impede Suzy's path to Princeton and Congress.
Guest Editorial: Criminal intent laws need standardization
Mens rea, Latin for “guilty mind,” deals with the mindset of a person accused of committing a crime.
Letter: Denish calls Hilcorp plan a bad idea
The recent article “Hilcorp applies to change well density….” is an important call to action for all of us who call New Mexico home.
Opinion: Killer carbon dioxide, menacing methane
Two columnists recently sought to correct what they see as the Aztec mayor's misconceptions about methane. The problem: both mislead the reader.
Will: The college campus’s cult of fragility
The beginning of another academic year illustrates what Daniel Patrick Moynihan called "the leakage of reality from American life."
Parker: Things left behind before the storm
Tuesday morning I picked the few favorite items that I could take with me before abandoning my home to the fates of an impending disaster.