FYI+ Provides FREE Summer Meals РJune 5-July 14 to youth 1-18 in Do̱a Ana County

19 Views  Â Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the Community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Families & Youth Innovations Plus (FYI+), Director of Business & Community Engagement, Jeanne Resendez, about their services to the community. Their Summer Food Service Program begins June 5th through July 14th at over 30 locations […]

Rep. Gabe Vasquez discusses debt ceiling compromise

47 Views  Â New Mexico Representative Gabe Vasquez recently spoke with Scott Brocato and gave his thoughts on the recent compromise that was reached between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to raise the debt ceiling and avoid default, including whether or not he will vote in favor of it.

Office of Natural Resources Trustee finalizes Natural Resource Restoration Plan for injuries caused by 2015 Gold King Mine Release

29 Views  Â The New Mexico Office of Natural Resources Trustee (ONRT) released the final Natural Resource Restoration Plan # 2 for the 2015 Gold King Mine Release. The final restoration plan commits funding for 10 natural resource restoration projects using $12 million recovered from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and EPA contractors for […]

USDA to bring new jobs and improved infrastructure to Rural Partners Network communities

29 Views  Â The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that they will be helping rural communities across eight states and Puerto Rico address some of their immediate needs and foster long-term economic growth, including areas in New Mexico. Scott Brocato spoke with Xochitl Torres Small, USDA Rural Development Undersecretary, about who will benefit.

Legal battle continues over concrete batch plant in Alto, New Mexico

71 Views  Â Last June, the Environment Department’s Deputy Secretary of Environment issued an order to deny an air quality permit for Roper Construction’s concrete batch plant in Alto. But recently, the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board voted to overturn that order. Mark Severance, Chairman of the Alto Coalition for Environmental Preservation, said that the decision by the […]