Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 1:09 pm
At a White House event with children who wrote him letters after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama today said the nation cannot wait any longer to do what can be done to reduce gun violence.
Wed. 1/16 10a: Since 1966, the Guild Cinema in Nob Hill has been offering Albuquerque audiences an eclectic array of new, classic, independent and foreign films. Spencer Beckwith speaks with the co-owner of the Guild, Keif Henley, about the history of the theater and some upcoming screenings.
It’s time to stop the minimum wage madness in New Mexico! Setting price floors for human labor is both bad economics and unfair to the very workers it is supposed to help. Already, Santa Fe has among the highest mandated wages in the nation at $10.29 an hour. Only wealth San Francisco currently has a higher wage.
Albuquerque recently enacted a wage of $8.50 an hour. Now, Bernalillo County may get into the act by adopting legislation that would match Albuquerque’s rate.