Santa Fe - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Santa Fe Techno-infused opera about Steve Jobs gets new backers SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical meditation on the iconic entrepreneur will travel to America's high-tech enclave. The partnerships were announced Tuesday as the Santa Fe Opera prepared for its Ju... Tue, 09 May 2017 20:43:00 GMT 2017-05-09T20:43:00Z New Mexico governor reconvenes lawmakers in budget showdown SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez ordered a special session of the Legislature on Friday to resolve a grinding state budget crisis, with no sign of a compromise with leading Democratic lawmakers. Calling legislators to the New Mexico Capitol on May 24, the governor's proclamation asserts that lawmakers approved a $6.1 billio... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:39:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:39:00Z Political spending on Santa Fe soda tax exceeds other cities SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Political groups spent at least $163 per vote to sway the outcome of a soda tax proposal that New Mexico's capital city resoundingly rejected, eclipsing the costs of recent campaigns in other cities and raising the financial stakes in efforts to tax sweetened beverages nationwide. Soda tax advocates shifted their attention Wednesday ... Wed, 03 May 2017 23:54:00 GMT 2017-05-03T23:54:00Z Santa Fe voters reject soda tax, hand rare win to industry SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico's capital city rejected a tax increase on sweetened beverages Tuesday, handing a rare victory to the soft-drink industry after a string of recent defeats. The tax failed with 11,533 votes against and only 8,382 votes in favor, the Santa Fe City Clerk's Office announced. The special election cam... Wed, 03 May 2017 05:29:00 GMT 2017-05-03T05:29:00Z New Mexico city seeks sugary drink tax SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and condemned as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive cities from coast to coast. Voters in New Mexico's capital city have until Tuesday to decide whether to levy a new tax on sugary drinks that would raise the cost... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:54:00 GMT 2017-04-27T18:54:00Z Television pilot 'Scalped' to begin filming in New Mexico SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A television pilot adapted from the comic book series "Scalped" will begin filming this month in New Mexico. The story is based on the critically acclaimed series written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by R.M. Guera. Horizon Scripted Television LLC is producing the pilot being filmed in Santa Fe and at Pojoaque and Laguna pueblos. ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:23:00 GMT 2017-04-04T19:23:00Z Muslims, Latinos unify over Trump's immigration, border plan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Muslim and Latino advocates have joined forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump, bolstering their alliance as they mull the prospect of aggressive restrictions. In joint press conferences and rallies across the country, they are decrying an action Trump signed to jumpstart construction on a s... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-01-27T00:01:00Z About 70 employees get sick after health department party SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says dozens of its employees became sick after its holiday party. The New Mexican reports ( ) that about 70 staff members say they had gastrointestinal issues after the luncheon last week. A spokesman says more than 200 employees attended the catered luncheon at the Harold Runnels Building in Sant... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:37:00 GMT 2016-12-21T15:37:00Z New Mexico budget crisis rears its head in courts, colleges SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's grinding budget crisis is taking a toll in courtrooms where overburdened attorneys have denied legal counsel to poor defendants, at museums reeling from layoffs and admission hikes, and at state universities and colleges grappling with steep spending cuts. A prolonged downturn in oil and natural gas markets continued to ... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:41:00 GMT 2016-12-04T23:41:00Z