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Governor Honors Ofc. Simpson Whose Badge Saved His Life When A Criminal Fired A Gun At His Chest

on January 16, 2018 - 6:36pm

Gov. Susana Martinez honors State Police Officer Dwayne Simpson today at the opening of the 30-Day Legislative Session in Santa Fe. She held up his damaged badge and explained that during an August traffic stop, Ofc. Simpson encountered William Wilson, a criminal who had been in and out of prison 16 times for various offenses: aggravated burglary, committing a crime with a firearm, resisting arrest, parole violations and drug charges.

SGR At Opening Day Of Legislative Session

on January 16, 2018 - 6:19pm
Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard of Los Alamos met with various officials today at the 2018 opening of the 30-Day Legislative Session at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. Garcia Richard is a native New Mexican and lifelong educator who has worked both abroad and in Northern New Mexico. She is a curriculum coordinator for Pojoaque schools and has served for six years in the Legislature and chairs the House Education Committee. She is running for State Land Commissioner. Photo by Mary Beth Maassen/ladailypost.com
 
Rep. Eliseo Lee Alcon, Rep.

Hayley Schake Makes Hastings College Dean’s List

on January 16, 2018 - 3:26pm
EDUCATIONAL News:
 
HASTINGS, Neb.  Hastings Collegein Nebraska has announced the Dean’s List for its fall 2017 semester including Hayley Schake of Los Alamos.
 
For the semester, 397 students from 24 states and three countries were named to the Dean’s List, with 246 students achieving a 4.0 grade point average.
 
To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0 scale and be registered for full-time coursework.

Governor Delivers 2017 State Of The State Address

on January 16, 2018 - 2:09pm

Gov. Susana Martinez delivers the State of the State Address today at the opening of the 2018 Legislative Session in Santa Fe. Photo by Mary Beth Maassen/ladailypost.com

STATE News:

SANTA FE — The following is the prepared text of the State of the State Address delivered by Gov. Susana Martinez today from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives:

Senate President Pro Tempore; House Speaker; Democratic and Republican leaders; esteemed members of the New Mexico Legislature; honorable members of the Judiciary; former New Mexico governors; tribal governors; distinguished guests;

Attorney General Hector Balderas Sues To Stop Illegal Rollback Of Net Neutrality

on January 16, 2018 - 1:56pm

Attorney General Hector Balderas

From the Office of the Attorney General

SANTA FE Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas joined a coalition of 22 Attorneys General in filing a multistate lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s illegal rollback of net neutrality. The coalition filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, formally commencing the lawsuit against the FCC and the federal government.

“Today we are taking aggressive legal action to stop the illegal rollback of net neutrality protections because New Mexico already struggles to

Los Alamos On Forbes List Of Richest Counties In 2017

on January 16, 2018 - 1:28pm

Los Alamos is number six on Forbes list of the top 10 richest counties in America for 2017. Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County again made the Forbes annual list of the top 10 richest counties in America for 2017. This year Los Alamos has a reported median household income of $107,126 and comes in at number 6 on the list.

New Mexico is one of the poorest states in the Union, which makes Los Alamos County stand out. The affluent Los Alamos County makes it on the list thanks to Los Alamos National Laboratory, employing 10,500 of the 18,147 residents.

The median

Los Alamos School Of Gymnastics Meet Results

on January 16, 2018 - 1:05pm
Sara Gardner, left, and Colette Bibeault, second from left, at the meet. Courtesy photo
 
LAAT News:
 
Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers opened their competitive season this past weekend in Rio Rancho. More than 400 gymnasts from 15 New Mexico teams competed.
 
In the Xcel competition, Los Alamos’ Diamond team won the team competition. Chantel Bibeault took the all-around gold with a 36.15. She also took silver in all four individual events with, 9.00 on vault, 8.95 on bars, 9.05 on beam, and 9.15 on floor. Team mate Hannah Gram took gold on bars and beam with 9.05 and 9.10 respectively.

Governor Susana Martinez Proclaims Jan. 21-27 ‘New Mexico School Choice Week’

on January 16, 2018 - 8:04am
Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE  An official proclamation from Gov. Martinez, has named next week School Choice Week in New Mexico. Dozens of other governors and hundreds of city and county leaders nationwide have issued similar proclamations.
 
New Mexicans have planned 253 events and activities to celebrate school choice and raise awareness of the variety of educational options available in the state. They’re part of the more than 32,000 rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, etc. that have been planned across the country.
 

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