Category: Editorial

Covid – A Personal Experiance

By GAIL PINKEPANK My family has experienced a tough, tense week. My niece recently returned to work in the office of a professional design firm, after a few weeks of working from home. She has been careful to wear her mask at work, and to try to maintain social distancing at the office. My niece …

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GOP Lawsuit Challenges Lawful Covid Fines

The Albuquerque Journal recently reported that Republican Party Chairman Steve Pearce and his fellow Republicans have joined a lawsuit against the Governor by business owners that challenges the lawful fines the businesses incurred for violating the public health orders. REALLY? What a shameful display of reckless disregard for the health and safety of New Mexicans. …

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SCFDW Make a Big Difference for Rio Rancho Kids

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NM Needs a Stimulus Special Session Now

ABQ Journal Sunday, April 19, 2020 We can deal with the budget in June when numbers are clearer BY REP. DAYMON ELY – CORRALES DEMOCRAT We are living in unprecedented times. It has been over 100 years since our state has faced a crisis that threatens not only the lives of our people, but our …

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Coronovirus OP/ED By Bert Coxe

I would like to address the OP-ED article by Diane Dimond published (in The Albuquerque Journal) on Saturday March 28, 2020 titled “Take a breath: COVID-19 sickens but rarely kills.” This article apparently is intended to try to make us feel better about the current situation that we find ourselves in, but it propagates some …

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Red Flag Law Protects New Mexicans

By Mitchell Freedman (The RR Observer published is editorial on March 15) There are misconceptions regarding New Mexico’s “red flag” gun law. The law is designed to reduce gun suicides and gun-based domestic violence, the latter mostly against women. Eighteen States passed these laws, several since President Trump said, after the Parkland, Florida massacre (before …

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Health Care, Sick Leave Vital Weapon

DESPITE HOLLOW presidential assurances to the contrary, the coronavirus is likely to proliferate in the United States. The unfortunate condition of our country’s health care system will exacerbate the damage. The coronavirus will not spare any demographic group. This includes the uninsured food service worker for whom seeing a doctor is cost prohibitive and the …

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Red Flag Law Letter to the Editor – Published in the RR Observer 02/23/20

The following was published in the Rio Rancho Observer on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The author is Judy Gordon a member of the Sandoval County Precinct 74 Committee. Dear Editor: Kudos to our Democratic governor and New Mexico Legislature for their action to prevent suicides and domestic violence through the passage of the Extreme Risk …

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This Is No Way To Run A Democracy-Look at Iowa

For Rio Rancho Observer Published February 17, 2020 There are four early state Presidential election contests.  Taken together the first four contests may be representative of a broken system. The first and second contests are biased in a way that knocks too many viable candidates out before they have been vetted by a cross-sample of …

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Bill Woldman – Candidate for Corrales Councilman

This March 3rd, with early voting starting on February 4th, Corralenos will be asked to fill three vacancies on the Village Council.  I would like to urge you to vote for Bill Woldman to fill the District 2 seat.  For the past 21 years Bill and his wife Barbara Bayer have lived in Corrales.   Bill …

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