November 24, 2015

Gila diversion pact signed in D.C. -- Silver City Daily Press

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Monday afternoon that [Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water & Science Jennifer Gimbel] signed the New Mexico Unit Agreement with the New Mexico Unit of the Central Arizona Project Entity, late in the day on the deadline date set forth by the Arizona Water Settlements Act. The executed agreement opens the door for a series of environmental reviews of a potential diversion of the Gila River. -- 11/24/2015


AG warns of 'Making Home Affordable' scam -- Las Cruces Sun-News

Attorney General Hector Balderas issued a scam alert Tuesday to warn New Mexicans about a bogus mortgage offer.

“Do not pay Ocwen mortgage payments by Moneygram in response to 'Making Home Affordable' offer letters or calls,” said Attorney General Hector Balderas in a news release. “This is a scam and if you receive one of these letters or calls please contact the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General at 505-222-9100.” -- 11/24/2015