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Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:52:05 GMT

Graphic compares cabinet picks of Donald Trump to those of previous presidents; Updates to remove note about pending appointments; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics who called it a major setback given that Latinos are now the nation's largest minority group.




New Mexico Sees Four Cases of Whooping Cough

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:51:06 GMT

The cases have all been reported in infants under six months old. "Whooping cough is very contagious and can cause serious cough illness-especially in infants too young to be fully vaccinated," said Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher in a New Mexico Department of Health news release.




New Mexico lawmakers embrace moves to close budget gap

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:51:05 GMT

The New Mexico state Senate approved a package of budget solvency bills Wednesday as lawmakers rushed to fill a lingering financial gap for the current year. The House of Representatives is likely to vote Thursday on the plan to close an $80 million deficit for the fiscal year ending June 30. The bills would replenish the state's general fund reserves to at least $165 million, or nearly 3 percent of annual spending, by taking money from other areas of government.




Chief justice describes funding difficulties in Judiciary

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:29:50 GMT

The spotlight will be on funding difficulties in the judiciary as the chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court gives a speech to lawmakers. Chief Justice Charles Daniels is scheduled on Thursday to delivers his State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the Legislature.




NMSU cooking school targets adults with diabetes

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:03:48 GMT

Adults in New Mexico who have been diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to prepare healthy and delicious meals by participating in the Kitchen Creations cooking school, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health and offered by the New Mexico S NMSU cooking school targets adults with diabetes Adults in New Mexico who have been diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to prepare healthy and delicious meals by participating in the Kitchen Creations cooking school, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health and offered by the New Mexico S Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2k24HaS LAS CRUCES - Adults in New Mexico who have been diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to prepare healthy and delicious meals by participating in the Kitchen Creations cooking school, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health and offered by the New Mexico State University ... (more)




Marka s Wednesday Evening Forecast

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:55:32 GMT

A storm system will close in on New Mexico Thursday spreading cloud cover across the western portion of the state along with snow in the San Juan Mountains. Here in the metro area look for increasing clouds but little in the way of showers.




Lawsuit: New Mexico not investigating wage thefta

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:31:23 GMT

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions isn't investigating certain claims of wage theft nor is the state agency holding employers liable for wage violations, according to a new lawsuit. Lawsuit: New Mexico not investigating wage theft claims ALBUQUERQUE - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions isn't investigating certain claims of wage theft nor is the state agency holding employers liable for wage violations, according to a new lawsuit.




Lawsuit: New Mexico not investigating 'wage theft' claims

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:12:32 GMT

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Santa Fe District Court on behalf of four workers and various advocacy groups says the agency is refusing to look into claims and doesn't hold employers liable for wage violations.




Q&A with Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:37:38 GMT

There is a big difference in the New Mexico State Legislature this session, and it centers around one man. Former Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez is gone.




Governor Martinez Keeps Playing Politics with Graduation Rate Figures

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:09:37 GMT

Just in time for today's start of the 2017 Legislative Session, Governor Susana Martinez announced yesterday that New Mexico has reached "an all-time high" in its graduation rate of 71.0%. website, the story was picked up by Associated Press, spreading with identical headline not only to the Las Cruces Sun-News and KRQE in Albuquerque, but also to more far-flung places, such as Clay Center, Kansas and WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina .




Governor Susana Martinez: 2017 State of the State Speech

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:39:11 GMT

The following is the prepared text of the State of the State Address delivered by Governor Susana Martinez from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives on January 17, 2017, as released by the Governor's office: Lieutenant Governor; Senate President Pro Tempore; our new House Speaker; Democratic and Republican leaders; esteemed members of the New Mexico Legislature; honorable members of the judiciary; former New Mexico governors; tribal governors; distinguished guests; the State's first gentleman, my husband, Chuck Franco; my beautiful sister, Lettie and, my fellow New Mexicans. Over the last six years, Republicans and Democrats have chosen to make tough decisions.




Report: Nearly 30 percent of New Mexico kids live in poverty

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:23:10 GMT

More New Mexico children now have health insurance and fewer teens are abusing alcohol and drugs, but there has been little improvement when it comes to measuring the economic well-being of families. The Albuquerque-based advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Children released its annual Kids Count Data Book on Tuesday as the Legislature embarked on a 60-day session.




The Latest: New Mexico Dems vow to fight gov budget plans

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:10:19 GMT

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez make final edits to her State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Santa Fe, N.M. The New Mexico legislature convened Tuesday amid partisan turmoil over how to handle the state's struggling budget. less New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez make final edits to her State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Santa Fe, N.M. The New Mexico legislature convened Tuesday amid partisan turmoil over how to ... more Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto, D-Albuquerque, talks to a young constituent on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, before the start of the New Mexico legislature in Santa Fe, N.M. The New Mexico legislature convened Tuesday amid partisan turmoil over how to handle the state's struggling budget.




New Mexico lawmakers convene to resolve state budget crisis

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:32:55 GMT

New Mexico lawmakers were poised Tuesday to start a 60-day legislative session with a top priority of closing the state's large budget gap and finding enough money to maintain critical government services. Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez was set to kick off the session by outlining her budget plan in a State of the State address at the state Capitol and presenting policy initiatives on public safety, education and economic development.




Weekend storm brought rainfall, snow to New Mexico

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:09:54 GMT

The Albuquerque Journal reports that Albuquerque International Sunport received 0.66 inch of rain Sunday, while Roswell recorded 0.33 inch of rain. The heaviest snowfall was recorded at the 10,000-foot Magdalena Ridge Observatory west of Socorro, which racked up at least 18 inches.




UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center launches new ovarian cancer trial

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:17:12 GMT

Ovarian cancer is one of the toughest forms of cancer to fight. Even after it's treated, it often returns.




Governor Martinez Proclaims Jan. 22-28 "New Mexico School Choice...

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:41:40 GMT

Governor Martinez has officially proclaimed Jan. 22-28 as New Mexico School Choice Week, joining 14 other governors and more than 500 city and county leaders nationwide in issuing similar proclamations. With more than 21,000 independently planned events, including 190 in New Mexico, National School Choice Week 2017 is the largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity in U.S. history.