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Consistent health care access for New Mexicans can be a challenge. About 25% of people in the state live at or below the federal poverty line and the shortage of healthcare workers impacts routine preventative care. But youth advocates who hope to help fill some of those gaps with a health equity fair taking place Saturday.
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Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) listens during a tour at the South Valley Economic Development Center on Wednesday Aug. 23, 2023. Heinrich joined with Senators from Colorado and Kansas to push for a national groundwater conservation piloted in the San Luis Valley on the Rio Grande.
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When human waste flooded part of a U.S. immigration prison in central New Mexico last month, guards ordered incarcerated people to clean it up with their bare hands and put them in solitary confinement when they protested, according to a letter from Sen. Martin Heinrich to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.