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Bipartisan legislation to bring New Mexico child support laws into federal compliance, amass more money for kids and ensure child healthcare needs

Noncompliance results in the loss of $147.5 million in federal funds

SANTA FE – Senator Gay Kernan and Representative Daymon Ely announced the introduction of legislation that modernizes New Mexico child support law and brings it in compliance with federal law that will collect more child support for New Mexico kids. Additionally, New Mexico will lose $147.5 million in federal funding: $122.6 million for the Temporary Assistance for Low-Income Families (TANF) program and $24.9 million in child support administrative/program funding if it fails to comply with federal law.

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Based on yesterday’s announcement from the Public Education Department regarding spectators, the New Mexico Activities Association has made some adjustments to the COVID Addendum within

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