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View Point: Time-wasting bills crop up regularly

In every legislative session you can count on two kinds of time-wasting bills — those that make things illegal that are already crimes and those that address legislators’ personal pet peeves. There are at least two examples of the first kind of bill before the New Mexico Legislature. One would make child prostitution a felony, […]

Kevin McGinley

Legislature tackles workers’ comp issues

By Kevin McGinley Guest Columnist This could be the year New Mexico updates our workers’ compensation system, resolving long-standing controversies and supporting efforts to strengthen our economy. A few critical bills are moving in the legislature, and eastern New Mexico-area legislators are taking the lead. All three bills have been endorsed by the Workers’ Compensation […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

There’s no wiggle room in commands about obedience

By Leonard Lauriault Religion Columnist I was taking one of our daughters to a school activity recently and wasn’t exactly certain where to go. One of her classmates came up beside us on Rte. 66 Boulevard, so I asked her if he was probably going to the same place so we could follow him. She […]

‘He shall give thee the desires of thine heart’

By Debra Whittington Religion Columnist “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works…” Ephesians 2:10 Recently, a friend of mine wrote a column about what it is like to grow older. None of us had any idea what today would be like 30 years ago. This is the same friend who […]