Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
Delta Mu Delta is holding a National Breast Cancer Awareness Month fundraiser. Cast your vote and donation within any department on the WNMU campus at the front desk to help reach the dollar quota for any number of WNMU faculty and staff. Those who’s donations reach the required amount by next Wednesday, October 26th, will have their hair dyed pink on Friday the 28th. To donate, or for a list of participating women of WNMU, visit the Delta Mu Delta Website at http://sb.wnmu.edu/delta-mu-delta/.
Some New Mexico lawmakers are turning their focus to expanding broadband access in the state and increasing the speed of existing connections as a means to boosting competitiveness.
New Mexico voters will have the choice in the general election of changing the constitution to allow district court judges greater discretion by denying bail altogether for defendants considered dangerous or who have histories of flouting court orders. The amendment would also establish that nonviolent defendants are not to remain in jail simply because they cannot afford bail.
Yesterday, Governor Susana Martinez signed legislation passed during the recently concluded special session of the New Mexico Legislature, including Senate Bill 2 – the Transfer & Distribute Tobacco Settlement Fund, and Senate Bill 6 – the Tax Package.