April 28, 2017 – President Trump’s proposed travel ban is on hold in the courts right now, but some international visitors continue to report challenges entering the United States on tourist visas. Groups in New Mexico that regularly welcome artists, … Continue reading New Mexico Organizations Face New Challenges In Welcoming International Visitors

April 28, 2017 – Voters in Santa Fe will decide on May 2 whether to approve a proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The two-cent-per-ounce tax would go to early education programs in the city. Public discussion about the proposed tax … Continue reading The Santa Fe Soda Tax Debate

April 21, 2017 – The high school graduation rate is rising across the country, but educators say there’s more to be done to ensure that Native American and Alaska Native students cross the graduation stage with their peers. This week, … Continue reading Creating New Opportunities For Native American Students

April 12, 2017 – Schools in New Mexico will no longer be able to use “school lunch shaming” practices like making students clean the cafeteria for a hot meal or stamping their arm with a message for parents about lunch … Continue reading New Mexico State Senator Talks About Bill That Bans “Lunch Shaming”

April 14, 2017 – The controversial Albuquerque Rapid Transit project is now under construction along Central avenue. The project started under the Obama administration and federal funds to pay for it were included in the previous administration’s federal budget. President … Continue reading Albuquerque Rapid Transit Construction: City And Business Perspective

April 7, 2017 – Schools and community groups are banding together to assist students and their families during a vulnerable time in their life, when they find themselves homeless. According to the National Center for Homeless Education, about 10 thousand … Continue reading Unstable Housing Creates Challenges For Some Students

April 7, 2017 – Governor Martinez has less than a day to sign or veto legislation passed by lawmakers this year. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists talked about what’s at stake for the bills on the … Continue reading Final Hours For Governor To Sign Or Veto Legislation

April 1, 2017 – Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta is in New Mexico this weekend for events to honor her and fellow organizer César E. Chávez. Huerta was born in Dawson, New Mexico and rose to national prominence as an … Continue reading Dolores Huerta Talks About Organizing And Her Hopes For the Future

March 31, 2017 – The New Mexico Parole Board has released just 7 percent of prison inmates sentenced to 30 years to life for capital crimes. That’s an alarmingly low rate compared to other states, and it seems to buck … Continue reading When should life in prison truly mean life?

March 31, 2017 – After retiring as an executive from a 35-year career in the banking industry, Alex Romero took on the role of president and CEO of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce. After 12 years at the helm of … Continue reading A Conversation With The Outgoing CEO Of The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce

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