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  • Church listings 2-17-11

     

       

    Baha’i Faith

    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • Congress sends payroll tax cut measure to Obama--Video Extra

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Friday approved legislation renewing a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Barack Obama’s jobs agenda in a rare burst of Washington bipartisanship.

    The Senate approved the $143 billion measure on a bipartisan 60-36 vote minutes after the House approved it by a sweeping 293-132 vote. Obama is expected to sign it shortly after returning from a West Coast fundraising swing.

  • Speakers discuss alternative voting methods

    According to the 2011 edition of the Electoral System Design handbook, only about one quarter (47) of 199 countries that elect national legislatures use the districted winner-take-all (plurality) system that dominates elections at all levels in the United States. 

  • Teen Center, Nature Center enter next phase

    The County’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Evaluation and Oversight Committee will conduct a public hearing on Phase 2 (Design/Construction) applications for the Teen Center and Nature Center at 5:15 p.m., Feb. 23 in Council Chambers.

  • Lujan ends era with close of session--Video Extra

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — House Speaker Ben Luján brought his gavel down on the end of an era Thursday as he closed out his last regular session after nearly 40 years in the chamber.

  • Federal judges named to hear redistricting case

    SANTA FE (AP) — Three federal judges from New Mexico have been named to consider a lawsuit over new districts for the state House of Representatives.

    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday appointed appellate Judge Harris Hartz and District Judges Bruce Black and William Johnson to hear the case.

  • Lujan ends era with session

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — House Speaker Ben Luján brought his gavel down on the end of an era Thursday as he closed out his last regular session after nearly 40 years in the chamber.

  • No tritium found in Santa Fe wells

    Alex Puglisi is the environmental compliance officer with the City of Santa Fe. And he knows there are people that don’t always buy the Los Alamos National Laboratory¹s story.

    Puglisi, though, is confident the lab is right on this one.

  • VIDEO: 1 Dead in Calif. Federal Building Shooting

    The FBI says an immigration agent shot and injured another agent and was then killed by a third colleague in a federal building in Long Beach.

  • Legislature wraps up session

    SANTA FE (AP) — Time is running out on the Legislature’s 30-day session.
    Under the state Constitution, lawmakers adjourn at noon Thursday. The House and Senate pushed through a host of legislation in the final hours.
    Among the proposals winning final approval was a tax break sought by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez to help the construction and manufacturing industries.
    Also heading to the governor is a measure to finance nearly $140 million capital improvement projects across the state, including in the home districts of legislators. The bill provides about $30 million for a large road project in Albuquerque at the interchange of Interstate 25 and Paseo del Norte.