Government

CDC releases guidelines for reopening schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday released long-awaited guidance on safely reopening schools, emphasizing the importance of having schools open as long as proper safety precautions are followed.

NMDOH: Successful vaccine rollout is key for life returning to ‘normal’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Watching a sporting event on the television is one thing. Still, many New Mexicans miss that feeling of being part of the crowd, cheering on their team, and participating in events. With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout well underway, people are wondering when might life start to return to some

State relief plans take shape at New Mexico Legislature

 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An economic relief package is taking shape at the New Mexico Legislature as a Senate panel endorsed a $600 rebate to low-income workers and a separate bill that would waive licensing fees on liquor stores. Residents of New Mexico who earned up to $31,200 during

Hope for success in push for marijuana legalization in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico state lawmakers are pushing, again, to legalize marijuana. The sponsor of this year’s bill says more Republicans are on board than in past years. This bill has been years in the making, having been in discussion for almost five years. Supporters believe this year