SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer then stole the man's green chile cheeseburger before dashing away. Santa Fe police arrested 25-year-old Anthony Frazier near the Shake Foundation where authorities say the bizarre attack occurred.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's latest monthly oil and gas lease sale has netted $6.7 million for the State Land Office. The agency says that brings earnings for the first quarter of this fiscal year to nearly $50 million, about six times the amount collected during the same period last year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Las Cruces woman has been sentenced to four months in prison after pleading guilty to theft of government property and forgery charges stemming from a scheme to defraud the Department of Veteran Affairs. Federal prosecutors said 55-year-old Donah Davison will also be required to pay more than $147,000 in restitution as part of the sentence handed down.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico is pressing forward with plans to limit increases in state spending on Medicaid by adding monthly premiums and copays by patients, as Senate Republicans in Washington contemplate fundamental changes to Medicaid. State officials are briefing lawmakers on an array of proposals for keeping Medicaid costs down while improving the delivery of health care for New Mexico's poorest residents.
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