|Udall At Appropriations Hearing:VA Must Restore Accountability, Protect Whistleblowers|
During a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Senator Tom Udall continued to press for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve care for New Mexico veterans in the wake of the appointment scheduling scandal and unacceptable delay in processing a backlog of benefit claims. Watch it now by going to the You Tube link at the bott... Read More >>
|Where Do We Rank On Life Insurance Payouts In NM? |
A recent study by SmartAsset ranked the counties that were benefiting the most from life insurance payouts and Eddy County made the list. The study ranked counties by the total payout among the covered population before the estate tax was factored in. AJ Smith, Managing Editor of SmartAsset offers more information.
|AAA Releases Weekend Gas Watch |
New Mexico drivers are now paying an average of $2.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents less than last week and 78 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the Land of Enchantment, drivers in Santa Fe are paying the most on average at $2.76 per gallon while drivers in Albuqu... Read More >>
|Roswell Red Cross Office Offers Projects, Looking For Volunteers |
Michelle Tallman has more on the Pillowcase and Home Fire Projects and she says they are looking for volunteers.
|Officials Talk Iran Deal With Sen. Heinrich |
During a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday to consider the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) discussed the impacts the deal with Iran has on U.S. national security. Senator Heinrich has expressed support for the deal following its announcement earlier this month. During the hearing, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter emphasize... Read More >>
|Sex Offender Quickly Arrested After Alleged Incident This Week|
A registered sex offender who allegedly targeted a mentally-challenged woman for another sexual-related crime this week was arrested by Roswell police less than 24 hours after the victim reported the incident.Raymond Morales, 34, of Roswell, was arrested Wednesday afternoon (July 29) and charged with battery and indecent exposure. The charges stem from an incident Tuesday evening (July 28) at a... Read More >>
|Shooting Reported In Lea County |
The Jal Police Department has requested assistance from the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau to investigate a shooting which occurred in the Lea County community. Officials say the Jal Police Department received a 911 call early yesterday morning regarding a shooting. When officers responded to the scene, they discovered the body of Mathew Lujan, (21) from Jal, with an apparent gun... Read More >>