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Can we agree on acceptable process for executions?

If we, as a nation, are going to allow the execution of convicted murderers, rapists and traitors can’t we get our act together about how to take their lives?

Ensure ‘never again’ means something

WASHINGTON – Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of “never again” on Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe.

Editorial: Revamp workers’ comp for NM’s real workers

If employees show up to work drunk or high, then get hurt or worse, should they or their survivors still get 90 percent of the workers’ compensation benefits to which they normally would be entitled?

Editorial: Update state’s antiquated telecommunications regs

New Mexico’s telecommunications legislation was passed in 1985, before a device connected to the Internet was as common as a stove in people’s homes, before a cellphone was as essential to daily life as a driver’s license.

Voter ID plan threatens rights of voters

I am dismayed by the recent calls for mandatory photo voter ID laws in the halls of the New Mexico state Capitol.

Editorial: City, union accord at last

For years, one-third of the city of Albuquerque’s workforce has had its paychecks held hostage by contract wrangling between their union and the city – even as fellow city unions struck smart compromises that benefit both employees and the public that pays their salaries.

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