Mystery photo: NM horse racing officials review cheating allegations

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, State Government  /  No Comments

ALL-AMERICAN FUTURITY

The New Mexico Racing Commission is investigating a mystery photo of two men to determine if they are trainers banned from the All American Futurity.

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Move over Saudi Arabia, here comes U.S. oil and gas

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Due in large part to what’s called the “shale revolution,” the U.S. is poised to replace Saudi Arabia as the world’s top producer of liquid petroleum.

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The Uber Effect: Why cab companies hate ridesharing

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Business, California, Government Regulation, National, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Taxi cab and limousine companies are fighting against ridesharing startups such as Uber and Lyft, fearing they are cutting into their businesses.

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Ridesharing companies get a lift in New Mexico court

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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A New Mexico district court judge rejected a temporary restraining order Friday to stop ridesharing companies Lyft and Uber from operating in the state.

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Failure to launch: Virgin Galactic can’t get off the ground

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Local Government, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, State Government, State Politics  /  No Comments

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The maiden voyage for Virgin Galactic at New Mexico’s Spaceport has been delayed again. Now, the scheduled launch is set for February or March of 2015.

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New Mexico falls 10 places in annual pro-business rankings

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Jobs + Growth, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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New Mexico slipped 10 spots in an annual ranking of pro-business states, and the man who has produced the survey for the past 11 years says the Land of Enchantment has some work to do luring companies to set up shop in the state.

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