Month: December 2018

Oil leases bring jobs, strains to southeast NM

The September 2018 sale of nearly $1 billion in federal oil and gas leases in southeast New Mexico has set off one of the greatest oil booms in American history and has overwhelmed everything from the region’s highway to its housing supply.

Who will lead New Mexico’s Public Education Department?

In the coming days, governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham will take the first major step to fulfill her sweeping campaign promises on education – appointing a secretary to lead New Mexico’s troubled Public Education Department.

La Familia-Namaste to shut down following reports of safety lapses

With the closure of La Familia-Namaste, options for treatment foster care in New Mexico will be reduced further, leaving families scrambling to find vital services for their kids.

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Funding cuts, healthcare shortage harm N.M.’s autistic children