Area restaurant owners have not seen fish surcharge

Kevin Wilson New Mexico may eventually feel various pains as part of the ripple effect of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. So far, a fish surcharge isn’t one eastern New Mexico is dealing with. With fears of oil contamination, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has closed much of the Gulf of Mexico to […]

Bed tax sore spot

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Certified Nurses Assistant Kendra Annino visits with resident Toots Garrett Saturday at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A battle between state and federal governments over a bed tax is putting nursing home residents in the middle. At stake is a nearly $9 a day […]