ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Congresswoman Xochitl Torres-Small is among a group of lawmakers from rural areas pushing legislation that calls for funneling as much as $1 billion in aid to states based on their contributions to regional and national food systems. The Democrat says the southern half of the state alone accounts for $1.6 billion in agricultural revenue.
In recent weeks, New Mexico has seen hazy skies from ongoing wildfires in neighboring states. Experts say they’re concerned this could become the new normal. While