Growing a governor

We asked the four gubernatorial candidates about their childhoods, to understand how their formative years shaped their thinking about what we regard as the most critical issue confronting New Mexico.

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Searchlight honored for series on New Mexico’s children

New Mexico Voices for Children awards ‘Raising New Mexico’ project.

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A conversation about treatment foster care

Ed Williams speaks with Radio Cafe's Mary-Charlotte Domandi about his investigation into NM's treatment foster care system.

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Chalk, books and metal detectors: A conversation about the ‘prisonization’ of schools

UNM Law Professor Maryam Ahranjani proposes a sensible national response to the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting.

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Empowering the public

Searchlight New Mexico is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization dedicated to investigative and public service journalism in the interest of the people of New Mexico. Our mission is to deliver high-impact investigative reporting to inspire New Mexicans to demand action on systemic problems that plague our state. We believe that great reporting can motivate all New Mexicans to confront racial and economic inequities, government corruption and negligence, and abuses of power.

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