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Two die in San Acacia fire

A New Mexico State Police officer crosses the grounds of a structure fire while communicating to officials Wednesday in San Acacia.

Emergency and firefighting units from three fire departments – Midway, Abeytas and Socorro – responded last Wednesday to a structure fire in San Acacia. The remains of two unidentified individuals…[Read more]

Tripp elected N.M. Speaker of the House

Eddie Moore — Albuquerque Journal: Don Tripp, left, R-Socorro, is sworn in as Speaker of the House by Secretary of State Dianna Duran in Santa Fe on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Although State Rep. Don Tripp, R-Socorro, was expected to be elected as the next New Mexico Speaker of the House, he narrowly edged Rep. Luciano "Lucky Varlea" 37-32 by the House constituents on Tuesday.

Common Cause, FOG seek disclosure bills

To make funding for public campaigns more transparent, Common Cause New Mexico (CCNM) and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) are in the process of getting two bills sponsored this session.