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NM Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham talked about the upcoming legislative session and local issues and priorities.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- A child-advocacy group says New Mexico’s child poverty rate rose slightly and continues to rank near the bottom nationally.
New Mexico’s governor is formally calling on lawmakers to legalize marijuana this year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago was diverted to Albuquerque Wednesday.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday announced her agenda for the second session of the 54th New Mexico Legislature. Here is a statement from the Governor’s office: The governor’s call for the 30-day legislative session scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 21, encompasses the priority areas of education, the economy, public safety, health, and the environment. “Year One was a tremendous start, and I’m incredibly enthusiastic about the opportunity to keep building on that foundation over the next month – indeed, over the next year and beyond,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “My call for this legislative session underscores the work we are undertaking on two fronts: addressing urgent needs and strategically investing in sustainable improvements over the long term.
SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission is investigating after a foreign country hacked its network internet and intranet system, according to officials. A spokesperson for the FBI says the agency is also involved.
Rain, wintry mix and snow are moving north this morning, causing school delays and potentially slick road conditions through the commute. Winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings are in effect across the northern half of NM through Friday.
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) announced more possible emission violations produced by oil and gas operations around the state. The department said it acquired video footage collected by citizens using forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras documenting methane and other air contaminants. NMED believes the emissions depicted in the video footage are “potential violations of existing state permits or regulations,” the department said in a statement.
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) today is issuing a Public Health Order – Congenital Syphilis requiring the increased screening of syphilis for pregnant women statewide to prevent congenital syphilis, a disease that occurs when a mother with sexually transmitted syphilis passes the infection on to her baby during pregnancy.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are finding themselves in an awkward position as watchdog groups claim the U.S. government is skirting one of the nation’s key environmental laws.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – A man suspected of trying to kidnap an Uber driver in Colorado is awaiting extradition after being arrested in New Mexico.
New Mexico lawmakers will meet in Santa Fe next week and are expected to talk about making recreational marijuana legal. But a recent poll done by Emerson College shows 63% of New Mexico voters oppose making recreational marijuana legal.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Black Hawk helicopters will start flights over a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border including New Mexico and Texas for border enforcement and search and rescue operations, federal border agency officials said.
New Mexico pinball players will have an opportunity to participate in the state’s first International Flipper Pinball Association state championship on January 18th. KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge chats with the IFPA’s New Mexico Representative Nick Schademann about that news and the game of pinball.
A ROSWELL MOTHER NEEDS YOUR HELP WHILE SHE FIGHTS FOR HER LIFE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Presbyterian hospitals are seeing an increase in influenza-related illnesses. However, it’s not just an uptick for Albuquerque.
SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE)- “The Incredible Hulk”‘s Lou Ferrigno will soon become a deputy in New Mexico. Socorro County Sheriff William Armijo is scheduled to deputize the actor next week. Officials say Ferrigno will bring decades of law enforcement experience to the department.
The basketball player was arrested for DWI and is facing allegations related to rape
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico Lobos Head Basketball Coach Paul Weir removed Senior Forward Carlton Bragg from the team, following his arrest this morning on a DWI charge. Coach Weir said in a statement Sunday evening:
AN AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY CONNECTED TO A POTENTIAL HOMICIDE.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Rocky Long could be headed back to New Mexico. The former UNM head football coach announced his resignation from San Diego State Wednesday.
KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge speaks with Retake Our Democracy Host and Political Activist Paul Gibson about the local protest following Trump’s order of a US drone strike that killed Top Iranian Commander Qasem Soleimani at a Baghdad airport.
The mayor of the northern New Mexico city of Las Vegas has resigned two weeks after she was indicted on charges of bribery and accepting kickbacks. Mayor Tonita Gurule-Giron announced the decision in a letter read Wednesday at a City Council work session.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – There’s a move in New Mexico to help the wildlife crisis caused by raging wildfires in Australia. Local crafters are getting creative and putting their talents to work, crocheting, knitting and sewing.
Another cold blast is likely on its way.