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National President Susana French Joins New Mexico Federation Of Democratic Women At Spring Meeting

on April 17, 2018 - 9:33am

National Federation of Democratic Women President Susana French

NMFDW News:

The New Mexico Federation of Democratic Women (NMFDW) announced today, that the National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) President Susana French will be coming to New Mexico to keynote their Spring Meeting in Los Lunas. The event is open to the public, but space is limited. Those interested in attending should email nmfdw@outlook.com for tickets.

New Mexico Federation of Democratic Women President, Pam Cordova said, “New Mexico is the place to be for Democratic politics this year.

Letter To The Editor: Support Christine Chandler For Dist. 43 ... Backbone, Brains, Listens, Cares For Citizens

on April 17, 2018 - 8:09am
By MIKE and KYLE WHEELER
Los Alamos

Christine Chandler is our choice to represent District 43 at the New Mexico State Legislature. She will be filling some big shoes, but we know with her background she will do a great job.

Christine has served on the Los Alamos County Council for many years, including as vice-chair of the council. She served, and continues to serve, with courage, integrity and honor. Christine has worked in the legislature for several years as a legislative analyst and understands the job of state representative.

Christine served on the Charter Review Committee when the

Interior Department Releases Comprehensive List Of First Quarter 2018 Accomplishments

on April 17, 2018 - 6:39am

From The U.S. Department of the Interior:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Interior has released a comprehensive list of 2018 first quarter accomplishments that the Department has achieved under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

“Under the Trump Administration, Interior has made incredible strides in creating a conservation stewardship legacy, modernizing our infrastructure, helping combat opioid addiction, securing the southern border, and so much more,” Secretary Zinke said.

Democrats Invited To Local Residence To Meet Lt. Gov. Candidate Billy G. Garrett Wednesday

on April 17, 2018 - 6:25am

Billy G. Garrett shown with his wife Cynthia is running for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico. Courtesy photo

POLITICAL News:

Rebecca Chaiken and Cam Counters invite all registered Democrats to a reception for Billy G. Garrett, Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico.

The reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at 20 Bonito Place in Los Alamos. (Parking available on Los Pueblos).

Garrett serves as a Doña Ana County Commissioner and is a third generation New Mexican, architect and progressive leader.

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NewMexicoKidsCAN Responds To Deadline For School Turnaround Plans

on April 17, 2018 - 6:00am
NewMexicoKidsCAN News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Wednesday is the deadline for Albuquerque and Dulce public school districts to submit their second-round school turnaround proposals to the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) with detailed plans for improving student learning at a total of four schools, serving 1,300 of the youngest learners, that have earned Fs from the state since at least 2013.
 
NMPED denied initial proposals from the districts in March because they weren’t urgent or strong enough. Now they will make a final verdict on whether the districts improved their plans

Council Approves Sheriffs Office Proposed Budget

on April 16, 2018 - 8:57pm

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero presents a proposed budget to restore his department to its previous level and requests additional funding. Council rejected his request and tentatively approved $15,510 for the Sheriff's Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Council Oks Assessor's Office Proposed Budget

on April 16, 2018 - 8:30pm

Los Alamos County Assessor Ken Milder, right, and Deputy County Assessor Joaquin Valdez present their proposed budget this evening during the budget hearings in Council Chambers. Council tentatively approved the Assessor's Office proposed budget of $647.649. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Assessor Ken Milder, left, Deputy County Assessor Joaquin Valdez and County GIS Administrator Mike Smith discuss the need for a high altitude drone to photograph area properties for the Assessor's Office. GIS Services is part of the Information Technology Division at the County.

Council Oks Municipal Court Proposed Budget

on April 16, 2018 - 8:04pm

Municipal Court Judge Alan Kirk and Administrative Assistant Juanita McNiel present the court's FY2019 proposed budget this evening in Council Chambers. Council tentatively approved the proposed budget of $549,892 for the Municipal Court. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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