Heck Joins Dems To End ShutdownThe government is reopening its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring federal default.
Economist Says Shutdown Perilous For N.M., May Cause Another State RecessionHeavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a University of New Mexico economist said.
Shutdown Snags N.M. Firefighter's Widow's Benefits The widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico says the partial federal government battle has snagged her late husband's survivor benefits.
'Carmageddon' Forcing L.A. Residents To Las VegasThe nation's busiest freeway will be closed over the weekend, and we here in Las Vegas could be affected.