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MON: New Mexico considers clampdown on violent criminal cases, Some legislators tire of amateur status, + More
Mothers who lost their sons to violence in New Mexico testified Monday that something has to be done to keep suspects accused of brutal crimes behind bars ahead of their trials — marking the official start of a legislative debate over a proposed change to the state's troubled pretrial detention system.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has made the creation of a hydrogen hub in New Mexico a priority in the current legislative session. But despite claims of this fuel being more environmentally friendly than fossil fuels, there are significant issues with developing hydrogen. That’s according to Capital & Main’s Jerry Redfern, who spoke with KUNM’s Megan Kamerick.
Legislators are introducing competing proposals to do away with New Mexico's tax on income from Social Security benefits as Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham throws her political weight behind the idea in an election year.
A proposal to overhaul New Mexico's social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten.
Students returned to classes at Albuquerque Public Schools yesterday/TUES after a ransomware attack prompted officials to shut down for two days last week.
“What we’re starting to see is that affordable housing can no longer be ignored,” says Megan Lawson of Headwaters Economics.
Community members and Democratic leaders commemorated the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, while warning that the movement behind it is stronger than ever.
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