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On Monday, the Albuquerque City Council doubled down on its wishes to abolish a powerful air quality regulatory board, overriding a mayoral veto, while at the same time, stripping its powers away until February.
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President Joe Biden speaks at the Arcosa Wind Towers, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, in Belen, N.M. Biden is making the case that his policies of financial and tax incentives have revived U.S. manufacturing. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday during a tribal nations summit that aims to make it easier for Native Americans to access federal funding and have greater autonomy over how to invest those funds.
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Maternal mortality is on the rise nationally
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The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality among wealthy nations. Even worse, New Mexico has nearly double the national rate of pregnancy-related deaths. Experts stress they are overwhelmingly preventable, but the numbers are going up.