June 26, 2014

"PRC denies Uber’s application to operate in New Mexico" – Albuquerque Business First

On Wednesday, the state Public Regulation Commission voted 3-2 to deny a request from a company connected to one of the largest ride-sharing outfits in the nation, Uber, for a certificate to provide “specialized passenger service.”  The move comes a little more than a month after the PRC issued a cease and desist order against Lyft, which is trying to establish a presence in the Albuquerque market. – 6/25/2014

 

"Board OKs $26M in Special Education dispute" – Las Cruces Sun News

The NM State Board of Finance has approved $26 million as a safety net if New Mexico loses a dispute with the federal government over special education funding. The board on Tuesday agreed to a transfer of the money from this year's budget accounts. – 6/26/2014