New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan
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Wednesday, June 07, 2023
Tuesday, June 06, 2023
Move To Strip ABQ Mayor Of Power Still Alive; Council Defers Final Decision, Plus: Speculation Swirls Over Possible Major Dem State Senate Primary; O'Neill Vs. O'Malley? And: Defending Stansbury's Debt Ceiling Vote
The anti-Mayor Keller contingent of the ABQ City Council appears to have more work to do if it is to have voters at the November e...
Monday, June 05, 2023
Blog Wheelhouse Flooded With News: High Stakes ABQ Council Meeting Today; Housing Crunch And Stripping Mayor's Power On Tap, Plus: Stansbury Debt Ceiling Vote Analysis, Also; Trujillo Out At State House And Archbishop Sheehan, Social Justice Champion, Dies At 83
Benton and Davis A whole bunch of news that's in the Blog wheelhouse started coming down this weekend so fun in the sun was out, althoug...
Thursday, June 01, 2023
It's Not Your Grandpa's ABQ; Housing Crunch Continues To Gobble Up Big Bucks As Keller Casita Plan Nears Action, Plus: Guv's Honeymoon With Voters May Be Waning But She Has A Backup
A lot of ABQ old timers can't seem to grasp how much their beloved city has changed when it comes to housing affordability and the numbe...
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
An APD Free Of DOJ? Department Nears Total Compliance With Reforms Raising Hopes Of City Leaders; Numerous Police Shootings Have One Watchdog Saying APD Is Not Ready To Get Off The Leash, Plus: First Couple's 1ST Anniversary
Grover with Officer Now that ABQ's police department is closing in on 100 percent compliance with a Department of Justice consent decree...
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Reader Vox Populi; They Sound Off On MLG And The Enviros, High ABQ Rents, The DA Not Charging In NMSU/UNM Shooting, Plus: Final ABQ Chapter For Unser Racing Museum Plays Out
Time for a long overdue edition of Reader Vox Populi where our insightful readers sound off on the issues of the day. Let's get started....
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
State of the City: Keller Threads The Political Needle On Homeless; Get Tough Is Combined With Far Reaching Housing And Treatment Plans; Crime Scourge Still Stubborn But APD Meets Fed Goals
Like progressive Mayors around the nation, ABQ Mayor Tim Keller has been pushed to the right on dealing with the homeless and is now in a de...
Tuesday, May 23, 2023