Former City Council Candidate Arrested in Shooting at Albuquerque Statue Protest

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Albuquerque Mayor OKs Netflix Deal

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | More recycling sector disruption … Minneapolis alcohol vote; and a “sex for speedbumps” scandal in Florida.

Federal Judge: Albuquerque’s Civil Forfeiture Practices Are Unconstitutional

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Iowa … Minneapolis mayor wants you to eat less meat … and PFAS contamination in Michigan drinking water.

Albuquerque Embraces Shift to Dockless Bike-Share System to Boost Local Mobility

Predictability is proving a priority for bicycle riders among the 98 cities adopting Zagster’s new Pace offering.

Years-Running Fluoridation Debate Continues to Bedevil Albuquerque-Area Water Board

One board member asks: “Don’t people have the right to not take medical advice if they don’t want to?”

Connect with state & local government leaders

Route Fifty at SXSW: Our Interview With Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry

Mayors face a "common set of challenges" and benefit from sharing their experiences and insights of how they're dealing with major policy challenges, like reducing homelessness in their cities.

Albuquerque Leverages P3 to Restore a ‘Special But Difficult’ Historic Route 66 Landmark

America’s byways are dotted with boarded-up motels, but in New Mexico’s largest city, the old El Vado is set to be transformed through a public-private partnership.

There Are Risks and Benefits When Opening Up Your Data

And more state and local governments should consider return on investment when deciding when to publish datasets.

How Albuquerque Plans to Reduce the Number of Citizens Angry Over Records Requests

A new public records request management platform is making it easier to put information in residents’ hands ahead of time.

Are Immigrant Entrepreneurs the Key to Local Job Creation?

Albuquerque thinks so and is trying to engage them in better ways to boost the city’s business climate.