• Santa Fe County to offer $5 cab rides on ‘Cinco De Mayo’

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A county in northern New Mexico says it will offer $5 subsidized cab rides for “Cinco De Mayo” celebrators.

  • In this June 10, 2015 file photo, Archbishop John Wester, of Santa Fe, participates in a news conference during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Spring General Assembly in St. Louis. Wester says he is "concerned" about the political rhetoric surrounding immigration as the presidential primary campaign heads to New Mexico. Wester told The Associated Press on Monday, May 2, 2016, candidates who seek to blame immigrants for nation's problems are diverting attention from other issues like poverty and inequality.  (AP Photo/Sid Hastings, File)

    Archbishop ‘concerned’ as primaries head to New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester has joined other religious leaders in voicing concerns about the political rhetoric surrounding immigration as the presidential primary campaign heads to New Mexico.

  • New Mexico lobbyists report greater spending

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico political lobbyists are reporting a nearly 20 percent increase in spending in the first four months of 2016 over last year.

  • In this April 21, 2016, photo, Children, Youth and Families Department Secretary Monique Jacobson talks at The Associated Press's bureau in Albuquerque about her agency's new campaign to battle child abuse. Featuring slick commercials starring Albuquerque-born UFC fighter Carlos Condit and images of children from New Mexico's Hispanic neighborhoods and American Indian Reservations, the "Pull Together" campaign seeks to engage parents and create a movement to transform the way residents sees child abuse in the state. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    The Latest: New Mexico bishops attack anti-child abuse push

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a New Mexico campaign aimed at tackling child abuse (all times local):

  • Santa Fe Opera announced 2017 season

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe Opera’s 2017 season will include a world premiere, three new productions for the company and a collection of works spanning 300 years.

  • Los Alamos lab plans to hire hundreds by 2020

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The head of the Los Alamos National Laboratory is assuring Santa Fe leaders that the lab will remain a strong force in the region as it looks to hire about 2,000 people in the next four years.

  • New Mexico appoints new Health Department secretary

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new Cabinet secretary has been appointed to lead the New Mexico Department of Health after the death of Sec. Retta Ward in March.