| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico company's hard-fought attempt to convert its cattle plant to a horse slaughterhouse was dealt a series of new blows Monday, with the state denying its wastewater permit and actor Robert Redford, former Gov. Bill...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Yesterday, April 4, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed what has become known as her state's “Breaking Bad” bill into the Breaking Bad Law. Gov. Martinez had originally vetoed the bill a few weeks ago. It is geared toward returning New...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Attempting to narrow America's immigration debate down to an easily understood set of issues is no easy task. But that's why The Sun pays me the big bucks. So, with no further caveats, I offer comprehensive immigration reform in 800 words, more or less....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that New Mexico acted appropriately in deciding not to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
The case -- the nation’s first Atmospheric Trust Litigation suit to be heard on its merits -- questioned whether New Mexico&...
| Apr 24, 2013
Selling the grass as greener in his dusty, drought-plagued state, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came to Chicago this week to paint his state as a commercial paradise and Illinois into a corner.
Perry is out to poach Illinois businesses and jobs. He says it's...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An employee of a southeastern New Mexico slaughterhouse that is seeking federal approval to slaughter horses has posted a video online showing him fatally shooting a horse in the head, sparking outrage among animal activists and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Republican versus Republican in the latest round of political battles over health care.
Conservative Republican legislators in major states are trying to block efforts by more pragmatic governors of their own party to accept...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:22 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors took over statehouses across the country after the 2010 elections and immediately acted on promises to usher in a new era of budget cutting and conservative labor policies. Public backlash followed just...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the variety of tax incentive programs has grown, one thing is increasingly getting cut: the middleman.
Companies that buy tax credits from producers are increasingly working with those producers directly, rather than going through a broker. That...