All Stories Tagged 'government' (10)

Morning Fix: South of the Border

  • More on the City Council "takeover." I think Councilor Peña is probably right that there might have been more constructive ways of getting a message across. But I don't think shutting things down and making arrests is an answer either. Also: terrible comments, even for the TV News…
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Added by Phil_0 on May 7, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: I Wish It Would Rain

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Added by hettie on April 14, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Recovery Cat 4.9.2011

Single locusts are quiet, meditative, sessile things, but when locusts are added to other locusts, they become excited, change color, undergo spectacular endocrine revisions, and intensify their activity until, when there are enough of them packed shouloder to shoulder, they vibrate and… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on April 9, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Great American Hackathon is Today!

I just realized! And I don't have a thing to wear! Seriously, I meant to be elsewhere about now... anyone around town have a project going for this? I really want to help! Open Government is something I have been watching and really would like to see happen!



Anyone else *interested* in doing this? Some of the user groups are having late meetings... perhaps we could do the same, or hey, demonstrate the power of remote collaboration.



I will post a few links here for those… Continue

Added by Dana Tierney on December 12, 2009 at 9:17am — No Comments

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Added by Self Serve on July 16, 2009 at 6:30am — 10 Comments

Our Budget

I'm getting ready for our Revenue Stabilization Committee meeting in Farmington and keep thinking about "the lesser of evils" and thought I'd reach out and see what others feel about the following potential situation. Lets say our state funding continues to fall, and we have stark choices. Hopefully it won't come to this but, what would you do?



- cut services (social service, schools, universities, government headcount?)

- cut headcount and/or across the board 10% cuts for… Continue

Added by Tim Keller on July 13, 2009 at 11:15pm — 1 Comment

Take the Kirtland Survey

Since so many smart and community-minded individuals read Duke City Fix (have I captured your attention yet, with flattery?) I’d like to invite your participation in a community survey. We’re conducting a study related to Kirtland Air Force Base and are surveying the community on issues related to the base and the surrounding areas. Take the survey.



Anyone is welcome to take the… Continue

Added by Mr Cog on June 4, 2009 at 11:28am — No Comments

Waiting for my government bailout.

I went to college from 1996-2000. While I was going every financial aid advisor I met with informed me since I was going into education if I taught in a low income school my student loans would be forgiven by the government after 5 years. I racked up $50,000.00 in loans which was the best thing I ever did for my self. I came to Albuquerque and taught in a local high school where the number was significantly higher than 50% of students on free or reduced lunch. I contacted the student loan… Continue

Added by aaron lewis on October 7, 2008 at 11:12am — No Comments

June 3rd: Primary day

While the Democratic presidential candidate in New Mexico was decided via caucus a few months ago, both Republicans and Democrats have responsibilities at the polls today. The most important races today are those for Congressional candidates.



I am backing Robert Pidcock. He's an honest lawyer, and this is his first foray into politics. Unlike the majority of his opponents, both Dem and Rep, he carries no baggage, no ill-made decisions in prior political posts, and he brings with him… Continue

Added by Señorita Ruth on June 3, 2008 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

There's More To That Red Light Camera Than A Ticket

Recently I was involved in a spirited debate about the validity of red light cameras here in Albuquerque. Many involved were coming from the perspective of road safety and their personal experiences on the roads of Albuquerque. Some stated that they wished they were on every corner, others stated that their experience with an expensive ticket had taught them to drive more carefully... or at least drive more carefully when going through an intersection with a camera. What I thought was being… Continue

Added by bleve on February 25, 2008 at 12:56am — 11 Comments

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