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PERA Board of Trustees Welcome New Leadership

By PERA The PERA Board of Trustees held elections for its 2019 leadership positions during a February 12 Special Board Meeting. Dr. Jaquelin Kohlasch, a State Member, was elected Board Chair and Mr. John Melia, a Municipal Member, will serve as Vice-Chair. Both have served on the PERA Board for …

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Udall, Heinrich Secure Strong Investments for New Mexico Priorities in Bipartisan Government Funding Agreement

By Tom Udall Press Office U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joined the Senate in voting 83-16 to pass a bipartisan agreement to fund the government through September 2019, avert another partial government shutdown, and invest in essential New Mexico priorities. …

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Weekly Fishing And Stocking Report

NM Game and Fish Catches of the week Tingley Beach: Kenner Webb, age 9, and Bennett Webb, age 7, of Edgewood caught limits of trout Feb. 15. They were fishing the Youth and Central ponds along with their Dad and using yellow dough bait on the bottom. Gavin Miller, age …

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UConn women making a statement after moving ahead to 3rd in the national rankings and playing in championship form in quest of a 12th NCAA title after Geno (the genus) got them rolling again

By Arnie Leshin  Geno Auriemma said the right thing, the NCAA women’s ranking committee did the wrong thing.   The Hall of Fame coach, winner of a record 11 national championships, had just watched his UConn women demolish the University of Central Florida, the second place team in their conference, …

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Gov. Lujan Grisham Establishes PERA Solvency Task Force

By Office of the Governor  Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday ordered the creation of a Public Employees Retirement Association Solvency Task Force. The governor, in an executive order, established the makeup of the task force and directed members to immediately begin identifying reasonable and measured changes to contributions and …

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Public Lands Rally

By NMWF The New Mexico Wildlife Federation is joining other conservation groups in holding its annual Public Lands Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the state Capitol in Santa Fe. State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has been invited to speak. The rally will also feature tribal leaders, hunters, anglers …

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