• Seeking to improve on the 79¢ women in NM make for every $1 made by men, state House of Reps approves Fair Pay for Women Act. Legislation would give women with complaints about pay discrimination quicker access to legal system.

• APS funding may come up $9 million short in the coming year. School board contemplates cuts.

• In aftermath of damning NY Times report, NM House passes bill to increase drug testing for racehorses.

• Good article in today's Journal on how politics has gotten in the way of setting up medical insurance exchange.

• Whither "Breaking Bad"? Sundance Channel picks up rights to seasons 1-4 reruns in syndication deal. Elsewhere, real-life scientist plays bit part.

• Another sign of the times....PNM Good Neighbor Fund reports it assisted a record 10,200 New Mexicans paying their electric bills in 2012.

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Tags: MorningFix, aps, budget, health, horse, insurance, pnm, racing, salary, women

Comment by shotsie on February 26, 2013 at 9:31am

Maybe they could also increase the funding for testing drugs in, say, meatballs.  Maybe its a good thing that IKEA doesn't have a store here....

Comment by Lahjik on February 26, 2013 at 6:02pm

I just found this news article about the folks from Breaking Bad making a big donation of costume clothes to Goodwill in Albuquerque. 

http://news.yahoo.com/breaking-bad-donates-cast-clothing-190204858....

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