March 24, 2017 – New Mexico has one of the highest rates of women killed by men in the nation, according to the national Violence Policy Center, and those murders often happen with a gun. This week, Gene Grant sits … Continue reading The Role Men Can Play In Preventing Domestic Violence

March 17, 2017 – The city of Santa Fe was in the news earlier this year for continuing to maintain its sanctuary city status. Many communities across the country are debating how to react to the current national discussion about … Continue reading Corrales Residents Debate Village Resolution On Immigration

March 17, 2017 – The diversity in New Mexico is one of the most prominent features of our state. The Humans of New Mexico collective wants to highlight the stories of everyday people. The online project is run by students, … Continue reading Humans Of New Mexico Highlights People Across The State

March 17, 2017— The legislative session is reaching a crescendo of activity during its final week and the issue of corruption is back in the spotlight as Democrats cry foul over an unusual request from the governor—one that would seem … Continue reading Ethics Oversight Measures Advance

March 10, 2017 – President Trump promised on the campaign trail that he would build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Administration officials are now taking steps to begin new construction. What might that mean for wildlife and the environment … Continue reading Wildlife and the Border Wall

March 10, 2017 – Education reform is often a topic of fierce debate during the legislative session. This year, lawmakers passed a bill that eliminated evaluation penalties for teacher absences. Teachers are allowed 10 sick days each year but are … Continue reading Students Write Their Ideas For Education Reform Into A Bill

March 3, 2017 – This week on New Mexico In Focus, we talk with John Fleck about his 2016 book, “Water is for Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West.” A reporter with the Albuquerque Journal for … Continue reading Myths About Water In The West

Feb. 3, 2017— After a year of high-profile violent crime in New Mexico, Gov. Martinez urged lawmakers to get tough on crime this session, pushing for stiffer sentences, expanding three-strikes rules and calling for reinstatement of the death penalty. But … Continue reading The Cost of Being Tough on Crime

March 3, 2017 – The Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque was evacuated twice in recent weeks after receiving bomb threats by phone. Across the country, more than 100 threats have been made against Jewish community centers since January. Officials … Continue reading Jewish Community In Albuquerque Responds To Threats

February 24, 2017 – Education is one of the largest expenses in state government. Lawmakers cut education funding last year in the special session and districts across the state are now being asked to draw on their reserves to make … Continue reading Measuring Investments In Education

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