Dogs and lights, the rules in Albuquerque, N.M.
This week the Albuquerque City Council passed a new pet law called “Angel’s Law” after a boy who tried to save his sister from a dog attack and was seriously injured in the process. According to KOAT TheNewMexicoChannel.com, the new law — touted as one of the strictest in the country — includes restrictions on how many hours dogs may be chained up each day and a requirement that owners of dangerous dogs to carry $100,000 in insurance. KOAT TheNewMexicoChannel.com In other Albuquerque news, a proposed light ordinance could protect the beauty of the night sky, considered by many to be a natural resource. According to KOAT, if the ordinance passes, 6,000 street lights would be refitted with energy efficient fixtures at a cost of about $1 million. KOAT