Policy eye on government

Veterans Share Stories Of Poor Health Care, Long Waits At VA

Veterans Share Stories Of Poor Health Care, Long Waits At VA

Wednesday’s town hall was heated, as veterans gathered in Albuquerque to raise concerns about VA health care with the state’s administration. …

News Orgs Appeal Ruling That Lets Health Audit Stay Secret

News Orgs Appeal Ruling That Lets Health Audit Stay Secret

Two news organizations are asking the N.M. Court of Appeals to overturn a ruling allowing last year’s audit of 15 health organizations to remain …

Update: SOS Duran Says No Polling Questions on the Ballot

Update: SOS Duran Says No Polling Questions on the Ballot

Bernalillo County Commissioners voted 3-2 today to include two questions on the November ballot. One will ask whether voters support …

Kirtland Says More Info Needed Before Cleanup

Kirtland Says More Info Needed Before Cleanup

Kirtland Air Force Base will not submit a plan to pump and treat contaminated groundwater at the end of this month as expected. Officials from …

Immigrant Detention Center Not Approved By State For Childcare

Immigrant Detention Center Not Approved By State For Childcare

As Immigration lawyers prepare to battle the federal government over possible due process violations against immigrant women and children detained …

Poverty access and impact

Health trends and treatment

Poverty On The Rise In New Mexico

Poverty On The Rise In New Mexico

New Mexico had the country’s second-highest poverty rate in 2013, according to a report released today by the United States Census Bureau. The

U.S. Surgeon General Lushniak Highlights Skin Cancer Prevention

U.S. Surgeon General Lushniak Highlights Skin Cancer Prevention

The acting U.S. Surgeon General was in New Mexico Tuesday to talk about ways schools and parents can work together to prevent skin cancer.

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