Their view: EPA regulations threat to coal-power electric plants

Marita Noon, executive director of Energy Makes America Great, is concerned EPA regulations are crippling the coal-fuel power plant industry.

Their view: Surroundings are what you make of them

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Jeni Ennis is an Air Force wife and mother of three who writes a weekly column in our military newspaper. This is her latest effort:

Their view: Agency working to streamline operations

Patrick H. Lyons, chairman of New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, addresses proposed and implemented changes to the PRC:

Their view: Health insurance does not guarantee treatment

Steve Jacob, a veteran health-care journalist, writes about a potential doctor shortage in New Mexico in coming years:

Their view: Childhood passes by in blink of an eye

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Jeni Ennis is an Air Force wife and mother of three who writes a weekly column in our military newspaper. This is her latest effort:

Their view: State should consider projects responsibly

Sen. Pete Campos, D-Las Vegas, offers this view on capital outlay projects: Legislators and the governor have joined forces to abandon the haphazard process of funding capital outlay projects a little bit at a time and with minimal thought as to how each project fits into the state’s infrastructure strategic plan. Instead, we are committed […]

Their view: Group lobbies for third presidential candidate

This is a press release from Americans Elect on gaining ballot access in New Mexico for the 2012 presidential election:

Their view: Cruises still popular among Americans

AAA travel experts offer five cruise safety tips:

Their view: Senator: State should invest in growth

Sen. Pete Campos, D-Las Vegas, offers his view on the state budget:

Their view: School lunch guidelines won’t make much difference

Susan Levin director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, shares her view on new guidelines for school lunches:

Their view: Small businesses need to be given credit

Robert Berman, CEO of Cinium Financial, writes about a challenge for small businesses.

Their view: Rhode Island pension reforms a model for N.M.

Paul Gessing, president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation, says its time for state pension reform.

Their view: Small-business owners say keep exchange open

New Mexico’s leading small business association Tuesday released the results of its annual survey of members. Every year, the National Federation of Independent Business polls its members on state and national issues vital to their survival as entrepreneurs. It then centers its lobbying positions in Washington, D.C., and in Santa Fe on the responses. NFIB […]

Their view: It is OK to acknowledge your weaknesses

Curtis Shelburne, pastor of 16th & Ave. D. Church of Christ in Muleshoe, writes a weekly religion column for the Portales News-Tribune website. Here’s his most recent effort:

Their view: White House on energy hot seat

Robert L. Bradley Jr., CEO and founder of the Institute for Energy Research, offers this view on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Their view: Gov. Martinez calls for investing in education

Gov. Susana Martinez announced her fiscal year 2013 budget proposal in a press release Thursday. Here are a few excerpts: “I am proud to announce to New Mexicans that our fiscal house is back in order,” said Gov. Martinez. “ A year ago, we made a commitment to balancing our budget without raising taxes, while […]

Their view: Air pollution rule would hamper energy services

Over the New Year’s holiday, Xcel Energy officials learned the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, had delayed implementation of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. Xcel spokesman Wes Reeves issued this statement reflecting the company position on the court ruling: On Dec. 30, the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit issued a stay of the […]

Their view: Obamacare must be stopped in 2012

Richard E. Ralston, executive director of Americans for Free Choice in Medicine, offers his view on President Barack Obama’s national health care package.

Their view: Martinez supports bill benefitting troops

Gov. Susana Martinez announced her support in a press release Dec. 21 for legislation which would expand the definition of a veteran under state law in order to include more members of the National Guard and Reserve units. “The state currently defines a veteran as someone who has served a minimum of ninety days consecutively […]