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State Budget Boosts Public Health

State Budget Boosts Public Health

Lawmakers passed a $6.3 billion budget Wednesday night. One billion of that will go to behavioral health care and the Department of Health. Health …

Pet Food Fee Measure Advances In Santa Fe

Pet Food Fee Measure Advances In Santa Fe

By: May Ortega Aired: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 Half of the animals that enter shelters in New Mexico end up being euthanized, and lawmakers are getting …

Public Safety Bill Includes Jail Behavioral Health Services

Public Safety Bill Includes Jail Behavioral Health Services

New Mexico has the second-highest recidivism rate in the country, with half of its former inmates landing back behind prison bars within three years. …

Shifting The Way We Think About Addiction And Pregnancy

Shifting The Way We Think About Addiction And Pregnancy

An Albuquerque police officer was honored in front of the whole country during the State of the Union address earlier this week. While on duty, he …

State May Need Millions To Save Health Care For Kids

State May Need Millions To Save Health Care For Kids

The Childrens Health Insurance Program covers over 9 million kids nationally, but the well of federal funds has been dry for months, and with …

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