By Tom Wright May 14, 2021 Updated May 14, 2021 The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau was revealing to New Mexico. We only grew 2.8 percent… Read More
A bipartisan group of Albuquerque city councilors on Monday called for the city auditor to review the performance of the independent monitor overseeing Albuquerque police reform. The federal monitor installed by the Holder DoJ under Obama, has only been in Albuquerque an average of 42 days out of the 200 required under contract while his firm has received $3 million in payment out of $10 million taxpayer dollars the city has had to pay for federally imposed reforms. "These federal monitors … tend to last a lot longer than they are supposed to,” City Counselor Don Harris said. “One of the reasons could be … that there is no real incentive for the monitor to wrap up because he’s getting $1 million a year.