Yesterday, over three weeks of testimony before the Public Regulations Commission regarding PNM’s new energy plan came to an end. KSFR's Zelie Pollon spoke with Public Regulations Commissioner Pat Lyons and New Energy Economy’s Mariel Nanasi about the hearings. Listen Here

Jan. 27 News At Noon

Jan 27, 2015

Abigail Adler brings you local news at noon from KSFR. Listen Here

PNM’s energy plan is in the news continually these days – and it’s not very popular. but what are some of the alternatives? City Councilor Patti Bushee on this program introduced a plan that looked at partnering with PNM as an interim step to creating a Municipal Utility. She based her proposal on a Minneapolis blueprint.

Two upcoming elections could greatly influence the school system in Santa Fe. The elections for Santa Fe school board and Santa Fe community college board candidates will be held on Feb 3d with early voting occurring now through Jan 30. League of Women Voters president Donna Reynolds explains the importance of this election for citizens wanting to influence local politics.

The crash in global oil prices has hurt Russia, Iran and Venezuela, countries that were already in economic trouble, and are heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues to cover their budgets. Does that also describe New Mexico? UNM oil economist Janie Chermak told Dave Marash on Here and There that it does, and that the fall in energy prices is hitting the Land of Enchantment right in its state budget.

Jan. 26 News At Noon

Jan 26, 2015

Local news at noon from KSFR. Listen Here

The Sporting Life hosted by Daniel DeFrancesco. Listen Here

It is a month since the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's majority report on the CIA's used of terror after 9/11 was grabbing headlines and stirring debate.  But already, the deeply-documented report seems to be sliding into oblivion.  Karen Greenberg, head of the Center for National Security at Fordham University Law School told KSFR's Dave Marash on Here and There, part of the report's problem is that it largely contradicts a false "success" story that has been sold by the CIA, the White House and Hollywood.