Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales joined KSFR's At Noon hosts Zelie Pollon and Tom Trowbridge live Monday. He talked about important anti-bullying initiatives, what has most impressed him during his first year serving as Mayor, and his thoughts on the vital role of non-commercial public radio in our community.
The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an 18-year old former Santa Fe resident. The Sheriff’s office says Harlin Pierce is suspected in last week’s murder of his 56-year old father, Anton Pierce in Fort Davis, Texas. A news release from the Sheriff’s office says the younger Pierce may have returned to the city because he still has friends and family here. It also says Harlin Pierce should be considered armed and dangerous.
With the 60-day legislative’s adjournment looming in less than 24 hours from now, the Senate’s Majority leader reflected on the 2015 session to this point. Democrat Michael Sanchez says the session’s top accomplishment up to now is agreement on a six-point-two billion dollar budget. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke with Sanchez Thursday. Listen Here
It’s called the “Truth in Political Advertising Act,” introduced in the State Senate by Howie Morales, one of the Democrats’ unsuccessful 2014 candidates for Governor. Morales says his campaign experience and seeing the very low voter turnout in last year’s general election prompted his sponsorship of the measure. Only about 40-percent of New Mexico’s registered voters participated in last November’s election.
Democratic Leaders from around the country are gathering this weekend in Santa Fe. Congressman Ben Ray Luján and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi toured the Santa Fe Community College on Friday. KSFR’s Zelie Pollon tells us more. Listen Here
One of the issues left unsettled as the 2015 Legislative Session draws to a close is the compact signed earlier this year between several Indian tribes and governor Suzanna Martinez. KSFR's Zelie Pollon reports. Listen Here
With only two days left in this year’s 60-day legislative session, we continue to feature some of the voices from this year’s session, including views from some of our Representatives on transparency in government, a topic we covered early in this legislative session. Plus, we’ll hear from Representative Jane Powdrell- Culbert, the first African American to be elected on our state’s Republican ticket. KSFR's Zelie Pollon brings us these reports. Listen Here