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September 18, 2020 In The News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico Delegation announced Wednesday that seven New Mexico colleges and universities will receive over $4.1 million in grants to expand and improve educational opportunities for Hispanic students.

August 27, 2020 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Shortly after the only Native American man on federal death row took his last breath, his tribe blasted the federal government and accused it of violating the spirit of a law that allows tribes to decide whether to subject their citizens to capital punishment.

August 22, 2020 In The News

On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment took effect, giving the right to vote to more than 26 million American women. But the 19th Amendment was about more than equality in voting: Women’s suffrage helped American women advance in all aspects of their life.

August 18, 2020 In The News

Democratic attorneys general from at least 21 states, including New Mexico, announced plans Tuesday to file lawsuits against the U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over complaints about service changes, delays and suspicions of an intentional effort to discourage voters from mailing ballots this fall.

August 18, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday their plan to help save the post office.

On Saturday, the U.S. House will vote to give the U.S. Postal Service $25 billion. The money would be sued to cover some financial shortfalls to ensure there are no operational changes ahead of the election.

August 17, 2020 In The News

New Mexico’s congressional delegation commended the withdrawal of William Pendley’s nomination as director of the Bureau of Land Management but warned the original proposal he take up the post was part of a pattern by the administration of President Donald Trump to dismantle U.S. federal land management.

August 6, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation criticized a decision this week by the Trump administration moving up the end of field data collection for the 2020 Census from Oct. 31 to Sept. 30.

August 5, 2020 In The News

Nearly three dozen House Democrats on Wednesday demanded the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security explain why the Trump administration will no longer cover the full cost of National Guard deployments in 47 states and territories but will continue paying all the costs for Texas and Florida.

July 31, 2020 In The News

The 19th Amendment did not bring the right to vote to all Native women, but two experts in a conversation said it did usher in the possibility of change.

July 30, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is prosecuting what appears to be its first Operation Legend case in Albuquerque – charging a defendant with being a felon in possession of a firearm during an incident last month.