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Internet purchases challenge local budgets

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As budget-conscious consumers increasingly opt for the convenience and economy of online shopping, states like New Mexico are ramping up pressure on internet-based retailers to collect and remit the taxes states need to provide essential services.

While Amazon.com recently agreed to charge New Mexico consumers the state...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF APRIL 23

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Awaken your senses to the unusual. As we stand firmly in the light of the Sun in Taurus allow yourself to sink into the positive energy emitted by this stable and practical sign. Those who are born under the Sun in Taurus may be steady, but that doesn’t mean they lack refinement, beauty or sensuality. Madame G recommends that you slow down and enjoy. Appreciate what you have.

Aries (March 21-April 19)



One closed door can lead to a very open window—or an entirely new house. Don’t get trapped into the forever thinking that once you do something, that’s the end. In fact, that may only be the beginning. It’s easy to let yourself get lost and trapped in the unhappiness of what...

Upcoming New Mexico elections will test voter discontent, activism

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With thousands of young people on the march, women activated by the “Me Too” Movement, and a new crop of candidates for state elections, this year’s elections could be an indication of our state’s appetite for reforming a system that my organization, Common Cause New Mexico, has often found wanting.

Common Cause is a non-partisan organization which does not endorse candidates, but like all ordinary citizens, we have a vested interest in a functioning democratic system which represents the voices of everyday people. We’ve been focused on controlling the influence of big money and special interests on elections and the decision-making process, guaranteeing access for qualified...

Imagine not being counted

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If you’ve ever done much research on your family history, you’ve likely run across old census records. These yellowed documents—many hand-written with quill and ink by enumerators who went door-to-door to gather the information—were used to determine how many representatives each state had in Congress. Today’s Census is still incredibly important, but now it is much more high-tech. It involves cutting-edge technology, years of planning, extensive research, and thousands of Census workers across the country. Far from being a thing of the past, the decennial Census count that takes place every ten years determines crucial day-to-day realities for all residents in the U.S. It...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF APRIL 16

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Are you ready for this? The New Moon slashes through the night sky on April 15. As you look up at the sky, consider this, even with the moon hidden the stars sparkle free and clear. Instead of getting trapped in the minutiae of things you can’t change, think about all that you do have and what you can change. Madame G wishes you well. Spring-cleaning begins. Refresh! Renew!

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

What actions are you taking towards success? If you’re an artist, you should make art. If you’re into business, you should read upon business practices here in New Mexico (or wherever you are). Whatever makes your heart jump with feeling and pushes you out of bed in the morning...
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