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Gov. Promises More Education Money To Underserved Communities

This is the year for an overhaul of New Mexico’s public education system. That was at the heart of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s message to lawmakers during her State of the State remarks.

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Lujan Grisham Vows To Repeal State Abortion Ban

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's State Of The State Address Annotated

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham delivered her first State of the State address today at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. We annotate the transcript with our media partners New Mexico PBS and NMPoliticalReport.com . Find that here along with the video of her speech.

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The Children's Hour Live From The Library: Tony Hillerman

January 19, 9-10am: Everyone is welcome to join The Children’s Hour broadcast live from the Tony Hillerman Branch Library at 8205 Apache Ave NE in Albuquerque. Learn why we named a library after author Tony Hillerman. With live music from Sage Harrington and her ukulele playing students, and storytelling from the amazing librarians on staff. This is a *FAMILY FRIENDLY AND FREE* event. The library will open early at 8:30am for show attendees.

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Republican Lawmakers Worried About Spending Plan - Associated Press

New Mexico House Minority Leader James Townsend says he's "scared to death" of the spending proposals pushed by Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham made it clear in her State of the State address today that she wants abortion to remain an option for New Mexico women.

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This is the year for an overhaul of New Mexico’s public education system. That was at the heart of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s message to lawmakers during her State of the State remarks.

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New Governor Outlines Policy Priorities Associated Press

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sounded a rallying cry Tuesday to increase state spending on public education including preschool and encouraged allied Democratic lawmakers to revive initiatives on gun control, pay equity for women and climate-change regulation that stalled under her Republican predecessor.

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Public education is the top issue as state lawmakers begin their 60-day session on Tuesday, and there’s oil and gas money to spend.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham delivered her first State of the State address today at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. We annotate the transcript with our media partners New Mexico PBS and NMPoliticalReport.com. Find that here along with the video of her speech. 

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The Senate is holding confirmation hearings this week for President Trump's pick to run the Justice Department. William Barr is the nominee to be the next Attorney General. Lawmakers are questioning his views on the Special Counsel's Russia investigation, whether a sitting president can be indicted, and other matters. Watch the proceedings live.

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New Mexico Legislature Suggests 15 Percent Spending IncreaseAssociated Press

New Mexico state government would increase spending on public education by 15 percent under a budget proposal from the Legislature's lead budget-writing committee.

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Paying bills during the partial government shutdown might be tough for federal workers who’ve been furloughed or who are showing up to work and not getting paid.

Several New Mexico utilities are working to relieve some of those worries.

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Among the federal agencies left unfunded by the partial government shutdown is the Indian Health Service, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Aaron Cantú, a staff reporter for the Santa Fe Reporter, has been trying to understand how that’s affecting Native American health care in northern New Mexico. 

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Republican Lawmakers Worried About Spending Plan, Shutdown-Related Unemployment Cases Surge

Republican Lawmakers Worried About Spending Plan - Associated Press New Mexico House Minority Leader James Townsend says he's "scared to death" of the spending proposals pushed by Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

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Let's Talk About The Upcoming 2019 Legislative Session

Let's Talk New Mexico 1/10 8a: Education is the top priority for New Mexico's new governor and Democratic legislative leaders as the 2019 State Legislature begins a new session next week. What would you like to see lawmakers achieve in the session? What issues are most important to you? And what would you like to see news organizations cover during the session? Our panel of local journalists will discuss the top issues for the session and our coverage priorities. And we'd like to hear from you! Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org, tweet to #LetsTalkNM or call in live during the show.

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Santa Fe Program Pairs Art With Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction comes with more than just physical symptoms. A big part of fighting for sobriety is recovering emotionally, and for different people, that part needs a different approach.

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