Jan 17, 2021

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All quiet on the Midtown front

By Kyle Land / Journal North
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  • Behind the scenes, representatives with both the developers and the city of Santa Fe say the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated several aspects of the widely discussed project, including the ability to interact with the public on the project.
  • Feild and City Economic Development Director Rich Brown told the Journal many aspects of Midtown still need to be resolved.
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Afghan pine hosting gobs of aphids

By Tracey Fitzgibbon
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  • Either of those two pesticides – applied after the strong hosing of water – will get your pine more aphid-free and ready to receive your ladybug release later this year.
  • But we’re weeks away from being able to find any ladybugs for sale, so for the time being you might want to – especially if the infestation is too hearty – consider treating with a pesticide.
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‘Food for Love’ concert to benefit NM food banks

By Adrian Gomez / Journal Arts and Entertainment Editor
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  • Santa Fe resident Elle King will participate in the “Food for Love” virtual concert raising money for New Mexico food banks.
  • These are a few of the more than 50 artists that will participate in the “Food for Love” virtual concert on Feb. 13, which will benefit food banks in New Mexico.
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Editorial: Tap dancing

By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board
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  • Spending some of the approximately 180 million extra dollars made available each year by the 1% increase in distributions from the fund to improve access would offer a quickly felt boost to education throughout New Mexico.
  • In fact, a total of $550 million of state and federal dollars were spent on early childhood programs in New Mexico last year.
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NM should diversify economy and repeal some tax breaks

By Sen. Jerry Ortiz Y Pino And Rep. Liz Thomson / Albuquerque Democrats
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  • Instead of crossing our fingers and hoping the prices and demand for oil and gas go up, two new reports suggest this is the right moment to accelerate the diversification of our economy and stabilize and improve how the state collects the money needed to educate our children, maintain and expand our infrastructure, support health care and public safety, and more.
  • This report, from public finance experts at PFM who presented it to the Revenue Stabilization and Tax Policy Committee in December, offers policy recommendations to meet state tax principles, incentivize investment in clean industries, and ensure resources are available to support key services.
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