Water was a low priority for legislators

By Sherry Robinson


Economic development and the census

​By Harold Morgan


Legislative coverage 2021

Predatory lending

Liquor law changes

Police reform

Private prisons


Business relief

Rural infrastructure

​Police reform

School bus drivers

Driverless trucks


Indian Child Welfare Act

Tribal libraries

Impact aid

Budget committee chairs


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New Mexico Press Association Awards 2020

Sherry Robinson: Second place for investigative reporting

National Federation of Press Women Awards 2020

Sherry Robinson: Third place for in-depth reporting

New Mexico Press Women Awards 2021  

Sherry Robinson: First place for continuing coverage, first place in personal opinion columns

Merilee Dannemann: third place in personal opinion columns

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