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APS CFO returns with new title same salary

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December 30, 2015 Albuquerque Journal APS CFO Don Moya plans to return to work on February 15 but will have a new title, Financial Systems Architect.  The new title maintains the same salary, but the job description is clearly a demotion, states his attorney Kate Ferlic. “This is a significant change in responsibilities,” Ferlic said. “It is unfair to say…

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Don Moya plans return to APS despite reassignment

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December 24, 2015 KRQE Despite the job title change from CFO to Financial Systems Architect, Don Moya plans to return to Albuquerque Public Schools after being placed on administrative leave in August without an explanation. According to Don Moya’s attorney Kate Ferlic, “It sounds like a job in the basement sharpening pencils.  Unfortunately, it just seems that APS is continuing…

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Don Moya reassigned at APS

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December 24, 2015 KOAT After almost 4 months of being on administrative leave, Don Moya was officially reassigned at Albuquerque Public Schools.  The CFO’s job title is now Financial Systems Architect, a job that involves “moving and lifting 25 pound boxes”, and according to Moya’s attorney Kate Ferlic, “pushing paper and sharping pencils.” Ferlic also told KOAT, “It’s a newly created…

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Girls School granted an injunction against neighbor

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December 23, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican The Santa Fe Girls’ School was granted an injunction against neighbor Ed Sceery after Sceery admitted to placing a metal contraption with spikes in the river the middle schoolers frequent for their environmental and science projects.  Sceery claims the girls environmental activities are attracting beavers to the river. “We find it unconscionable that…

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Judge Ellington recuses himself from Jason Wagner case

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December 16, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Judge Ellington announced today in court that he recused himself from the Jason Wagner case.   Judge Ellington’s decision comes two weeks after Jason Wagner’s attorneys, John Day and Megan Dorsey, filed a motion to recuse Judge Ellington because he showed bias against Jason Wagner when he refused to sign off on Wagner’s plea deal. John…

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KOAT Legal Analyst John Day explains why defense asked to move Boyd trial

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December 4, 2015 KOAT KOAT legal analyst John Day explains why the defense requested to move the James Boyd trial to Las Cruces in Dona Ana County.  With ample media coverage of the James Boyd shooting preliminary hearing in the Santa Fe and Albuquerque areas, Keith Sandy’s attorney wants a fair, unbiased trial for his client. “If they didn’t ask for…

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John Day files motion to recuse Judge Ellington from Wagner trial

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December 2, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Defense attorneys John Day and Megan Dorsey filed a motion to recuse Judge Ellington from the Jason Wagner trial after Judge Ellington refused last week to accept Wagner’s plea deal. “The Court’s statements about its opinions as to its desire that defendant lose his law enforcement certification, and that defendant was somehow responsible for alleged…

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