ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A planned $15 million upgrade will allow a Forest Service facility at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque to serve the largest tanker aircraft used to fight U.S. wildfires.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico will be the new location for training pilots and other crew members to operate a type of large attack planes flown by the Air Force Special Operations Command, a member of the state's congressional delegation announced Friday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has released a list of community-based clinics that it proposes to close in New Mexico and other rural areas around the country as part of a years-long process aimed at modernizing the department and streamlining its infrastructure.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. senators from New Mexico and Texas are proposing legislation that could affect efforts by private companies to build temporary storage facilities for spent nuclear fuel from commercial power plants around the U.S.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are calling on federal aviation officials to waive a requirement that could affect the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta as well as year-round flights over the city.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has a secret, undisclosed data repository that includes information collected about Americans, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee said. While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, the senators alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has dismissed another member of a state panel that oversees wildlife conservation and hunting and fishing regulations as a dispute percolates over public access to streams and rivers that flow through private property.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Most of New Mexico’s congressional delegation has asked Capitol Hill for permission to invest more money into early childhood programs from its resource wealth endowment.
Any changes to the endowment require permission from Capitol Hill, and both of New Mexico’s U.S.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are urging the U.S. Forest Service to again allow a decades-old foot race that goes through a wilderness area and up into mountains overlooking Albuquerque.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students at one of New Mexico’s largest public universities will be disenrolled if they don’t comply with a vaccine mandate or opt to get tested regularly.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces-based defense and civil rights attorney Margaret Strickland was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Senate to serve as a federal judge in New Mexico, where two prior nominees from former President Donald Trump were sidelined in the runup to the 2020 election.
NENAHNEZAD, N.M. (AP) — U.S Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and other tribal leaders Thursday at a power plant in northwest New Mexico Thursday to discuss renewable energy initiatives, including a solar project and energy storage system.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the U.S. Energy Department is scheduled to visit New Mexico as the Biden administration looks to promote its renewable energy initiatives.
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm will be accompanied by Democratic U.S.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Democratic governor and dozens of other elected officials are urging the state's business community to require that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 or alternatively undergo regular testing.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sen. Martin Heinrich says the Senate should make major changes to its filibuster rule though the New Mexico Democrat acknowledges that would allow Republicans in the future to approve policy changes he opposes.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich is weighing in on a long-running dispute in New Mexico over public access to rivers and streams that flow through private property.
The Democratic lawmaker is taking aim at a rule adopted by the state Game Commission in 2018 that gives landowners the ability to petition state wildlife officials to certify waters on private property as “non-navigable” and prohibit public access without written permission.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Local officials and residents in New Mexico’s oil patches are anxious as the Biden administration takes aim at the oil and natural gas industry with a series of new executive orders...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Democratic senators have placed the judicial confirmations for two U...
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., slammed President Donald Trump during a Monday visit to Santa Fe.
The state’s junior senator jabbed the Republican president for what he considers an abuse of presidential power when Trump asked Ukraine’s president to open an investigation into a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
The spotlight in Washington, D.C., might be on whether a compromise over a southern border wall and other security measures will be enough to prevent a second shutdown of federal government. But that’s hardly all that is happening in Congress right now.
Amtrak’s recent announcement that its leaders are considering replacing much of the Southwest Chief route with a bus sounds like a tasteless bad joke (“Amtrak considers nixing Northern N.M. rail service,” July 4).
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Three Democratic U.S. senators learned Friday that a holding facility for immigrant children on the Texas border near El Paso appears to be occupied by about 250 teenage boys mostly from Central America...
A recent poll shows New Mexicans are taking a slightly more favorable view of outgoing Republican Gov. Susana Martinez but are souring on their two Democratic senators on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Martin Heinrich, who is running for re-election this year, saw his approval rating among registered voters decline from 46 percent at the end of 2017 to 41 percent.
Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday aimed at safeguarding state election systems from foreign interference as their panel continues to probe Russia's role in the 2016 U.S.
As the Bureau of Land Management’s recently adopted rule to limit natural gas waste from the oil and gas industry hangs in limbo, it is imperative that our U.S. senators stand up for their constituents and oppose the use of the Congressional Review Act to kill the rule.
A day after the Trump administration announced it would review the protections of national monuments designated by presidents in the past 21 years, Democratic U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico said stripping those designations would jeopardize jobs and local economies throughout the state and across the United States.