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New Mexico Considers More Aggressive Renewable Energy Goals

By Morgan Lee SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature will consider increasing by more than four-fold the amount of renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar that utilities would have to provide their customers by the year 2040. Two Democratic lawmakers announced bills Feb. 1 that would gradually increase the […]

Auto Dealership’s all About Service Expertise, and Drainage

Ever step into an auto repair shop and see something that made you want to turn tail and flee, even if every light on your dashboard’s flashing and the nearest alternative was 50 miles away? Maybe it was the mechanic’s singed eyebrows, hinting at frequent explosions — or the fact that he was pacing the […]

New Mexico Governor, Utility Unveils Facebook Solar Plans

By Susan Montoya Bryan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque-based solar company has been awarded a $37 million contract to install tens of thousands of solar panels in the New Mexico desert to power a data center being built by social media giant Facebook. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, officials with the state’s largest electric […]

Bill Would Limit Influence of Unions on Public Project Bids

By Cara Lombardo MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers are proposing that Wisconsin limit union influence on bids for public projects. The proposal from Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton would prohibit state and local governments from requiring contractors bidding on their projects to use unionized workers or enter into project labor agreements […]

Bridge in Larose Getting $24M Upgrade

By David J. Mitchell LAROSE, La. (AP) — In the fall of 1961, Gov. Jimmie Davis and his back-up vocal group, the Plainsmen, sang “You Are My Sunshine,” and “Peace in the Valley” to open the $1.5 million West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on La. 1 in Lafourche Parish. The people of Larose and nearby […]