New Study Finds Food Insecurity Improving In New Mexico

8 ViewsA new study says nearly 300,000 New Mexico residents, including almost 20-percent of children, face food insecurity on a regular basis. The new report by Hunger Free America found that from 2018 to 2020 an average of 291,489 New Mexico residents lived in food insecure homes. That means they were unable to always afford an adequate […]

Navajo Nation to consider another round of hardship assistance checks

6 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo Nation members can possibly expect another round of hardship checks in the coming weeks. The Navajo Nation received a little more than $2 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act earlier this year. A large portion of that money has been set aside for key infrastructure projects to bring electricity, water […]

Infrastructure bill to aid US tribes with water, plumbing

5 ViewsWARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) — The massive infrastructure bill signed earlier this year promises to bring change to Native American tribes that lack clean water or indoor plumbing through the largest single infusion of money into Indian Country.

Gathering for the holidays? Dept. of Health urges at-home COVID testing before

5 ViewsEarlier this month, the White House announced 150 million Americans who have private health insurance will be eligible for full reimbursement by their insurance company after they buy an at-home test. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ahead of the holidays, the New Mexico Department of Health is urging New Mexicans to get tested before seeing loved ones. During a NMDOH […]

New Mexico sees thousands of job openings as record numbers leave the workforce

6 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Businesses are seeing a record number of job openings — but also a record number of people choosing to leave the workforce altogether. Economics experts say the number of people quitting their jobs recently in New Mexico is higher than the rest of the country, and some businesses are wondering what […]