Posted by Jim Spence on Friday, December 30, 2011
Labels: Spence Columns
Posted by Jim Spence
Labels: Guest Columns
Fracking involves a process wherein, once a well has been drilled to hydrocarbon-bearing rock (usually shale), the rock is blasted by a mixture of water, sand and chemicals. Fractures in the rock then allow the trapped gas or liquids to make their exit. Why are county commissioners in New Mexico jumping on the “ban wagon”?
Posted by Michael Swickard
Labels: New Mexico News
From KRQE-TV.com - (AP) - A state district judge has adopted a redistricting plan that will establish slightly different boundaries for New Mexico's three congressional districts. Judge James Hall issued his ruling Thursday afternoon. Hall is adopting a plan that makes the fewest changes to the existing districts. It has the support of Gov. Susana Martinez, other Republicans and a group of Democrats that include Rep. Brian Egolf of Santa Fe. Hall contends the plan respects existing boundaries and places the fewest number of voters in new districts. He says it also strikes an appropriate balance between various interests and political parties. Read more