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June 20, 2016

The New Mexico Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest winners announced at Annual Convention

Contest Period: July 1, 2015 -June 30, 2016 Entry Deadline: Postmarked or Uploaded by July 22, 2016 Contest Divisions Daily Class I:11,000 and above circulation Daily Class II: 10,999 and … MORE...

Jan 22, 2015

Associate membership information for the New Mexico Press Association

We are excited to announce a brand new opportunity for you to reach newspapers across New Mexico and to become associate members of NMPA. Existing associate members will have the chance to enhance … MORE...

Dec 2, 2015

Members gain revenue through Press Service commissions

Are you looking for more revenue in 2016? NMPS offers advertising clients a classified and 2x2 network throughout the state to help reach customers on a low budget. They are but a few of the many … MORE...

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News from our member publications

Long-running UNM magazine loses funding

Daily Lobo
Scribendi, a nonprofit, annual magazine of creative works developed by undergraduate honors students since 1986 has been officially defunded by Associated Students of the UNM after it requested money from this spring’s ASUNM budget. The amount of …

Special session starts with failed bids to override vetoes

Los Alamos Monitor
SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers on Wednesday kicked off a special session aimed at resolving a fiscal crisis with failed attempts to override Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's vetoes of spending proposals that were approved by the …

Lodgers tax topics raised

Las Vegas Optic
By Jason W. Brooks Las Vegas Optic Editor Las Vegas City Council members didn’t have any lodgers tax items on their agenda at last Wednesday’s regular meeting, but a few items came up in the course of the evening about utilization of …

Sheehey seeks to define sheriff’s duties in new resolution June 6

Los Alamos Monitor
County Councilor Pete Sheehey wants to restore what he called a reasonable set of duties to the Los Alamos County Sheriff’s office, and has crafted a resolution reflecting what he wants those duties to be. He plans to introduce the resolution …

University responds to severe DOJ reports

Daily Lobo
On Friday morning the Department of Justice revealed their findings regarding UNM’s handling of sexual assault causes, saying the University is not up to code because of confusing policies and outdated procedures. But at a press conference later …

New Mexico lawmaker: governor’s appointments can wait

Las Vegas Optic
By  Morgan Lee The Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The president of the New Mexico Senate said Monday there will be no confirmation hearings for appointments by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez during a special legislative session. …

Abe Montoya Rec Center re-opens Friday

Las Vegas Optic
The renovated Abe Montoya Recreation Center will open just in time for summer. Friday, the city will host a grand opening of the facility, which has been closed since August 2016. “We’re excited to re-open the newly renovated Abe …

Recreation bond fails

Los Alamos Monitor
The $20 million recreation bond did not pass muster with the those that voted in the mail in the ballot election. The vote was 3,446 for and 3,932 against the recreation bond. A large number of voters, 7,378, voted in in the election, making it a …

Spieth believes good vibes at Colonial can provide momentum

Artesia Daily Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth always gets good vibes at Colonial, so his return to Hogan's Alley as defending champion might be coming at an opportune time.

Legislators fail to override governor’s college-funding vetoes

The Santa Fe New Mexican
Though Democrats control both the House and the Senate, an override takes a two-thirds majority, which did not materialize on Wednesday.

New Mexico Press Association

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Phone: (505) 275-1241 • Fax: (505) 275-1449 • E-mail:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Jeff Walter • (505) 275-1377 •
OFFICE MANAGER: Holly Aguilar • (505) 275-1241 •


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NMPA Board of Directors Meeting

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NMPA Board of Directors Meeting

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