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NM Justice System Failing Due To Inadequate Funding

on January 22, 2017 - 12:35pm
NM SUPREME COURT News:
 
SANTA FE  Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels told lawmakers Thursday that a lack of funding has damaged New Mexico’s justice system and potentially could cause the dismissal of criminal cases if courts are unable to provide speedy trials as constitutionally required.
 
“I wish I could tell you that New Mexico is providing the functioning justice system promised in the constitution that created ground rules of our government, but I can’t,” Daniels said in a State of the Judiciary speech to a joint session of the Legislature.

Los Alamos Women Brave Storm To March In Santa Fe

on January 22, 2017 - 12:08pm

Los Alamos women brave the storm to get to Saturday's Women’s March on Washington in Santa Fe. Photo by Jeff Bloch

Los Alamos Folks At ‘Women’s March On Washington’

on January 22, 2017 - 11:46am

Judith F. Stauber of Los Alamos with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján at Saturday’s ‘Women’s March on Washington’. Courtesy photo

Front row from left, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham with Mickey Wright of Jemez Springs at Saturday's march in Washington, D.C. Courtesy photo 

 

Many marchers wore shirts or hats with slogans. Photo by Rebecca Shankland
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

The day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the U.S. and around the world marched in support of equality for women.

Udall Statement On Inauguration Of Donald Trump

on January 22, 2017 - 9:09am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall 
 
SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall attended the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. He issued the following statement:
 
"The peaceful transition of power is a hallmark of our democracy. Since George Washington, each United States president has peacefully turned the office over to the next. I don't agree with much of what Donald Trump stands for, but our nation is bigger than any one person. I am a proud American, and I felt it was important to attend today's inaugural ceremony.
 
"President Trump made many

Dozens From Los Alamos Participate In Women's March

on January 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

Several dozen residents from Los Alamos are participating in today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Scene from today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Scene from today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Scene from today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Scene from today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Heinrich Questions Trump's Decision To Let Management Of Nuclear Stockpile Run On 'Auto-Pilot'

on January 21, 2017 - 12:47pm
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump expressing his serious concerns regarding continuity of government operations related to national security positions in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Department of Defense. 
 
Read the full text of the letter: PDF is available here.

Los Alamos Contingent Joins ‘Women’s March On Washington Santa Fe’ Underway Until 2 p.m. Today

on January 21, 2017 - 11:43am

Los Alamos residents from left, Angie O'Leary, County Council Vice Chair Susan O'Leary, Amy Storey, County Councilor Chris Chandler and Karyl Ann Armbruster hold signs and participate in today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' underway until 2 p.m. in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Scene from today's 'Women's March On Washington Santa Fe' underway until 2 p.m. in downtown Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Staff Report:

A group of Los Alamos residents are participating in the Women’s March on Washington Santa Fe, which got underway at 11 a.m.

Every Kid Will Vote For More Snow!

on January 21, 2017 - 10:19am

Photo this morning in Western Area where every kid will vote for more snow! Photo by Steve Bublitz

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