When stock and bond markets took a dive in late January, hedge-fund manager David Ford kept his cool.
Six same-sex couples in New Mexico, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, asked the state’s high court to rule on their right to marry.
Cities and school districts in New Mexico may face higher borrowing costs and have to scale back or delay projects after a scandal involving a phony audit halted bond sales by the state lending agency.
When a New Mexico county clerk began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2004, Mary Houdek and her longtime partner Norma Vasquez were the first in line.
Vanderbilt Capital Advisors LLC agreed to pay New Mexico $24 million to settle claims over pay- to-play and politically motivated investments the state made with the firm, the state said.
New Mexico, the only state without a law specifically allowing or prohibiting gay marriage, was barred by its supreme court from denying same-sex couples the right to marry.
Philip Falcone left his hometown of Chisholm in northern Minnesota’s rusting Iron Range in 1980 in the passenger seat of a 12-year-old Mercury Cougar that cost $150.