Tribal colleges are the only public higher education institutions in New Mexico where students cannot use the state lottery scholarship. A measure approved by the Senate Education Committee on Friday morning would change that.
New Mexico Shuns Proposal To Raise Royalty Rates On Oil – Associated Press New Mexico state legislators have shunned a proposal to increase the maximum royalty rate for oil and natural gas production on state trust lands that generate money for public schools.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 2/14 8a: Many people across New Mexico experience homelessness or housing insecurity. We'll look at how local governments and other organizations are working to help those folks get back home. There are immediate needs for some people, but what about long-term solutions? What are the most effective ways to help people get housing? Have you experienced homelessness? What worked best for you? Email LetsTalk@kunm.org , tweet us using the #LetsTalkNM hashtag, or call in live during the show.
Sat. 2/16, 12p Women's Focus: February is the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and Carol Boss talks with Nioucha Homayoonfar whose family moved from the U.S. to her father's homeland of Iran in the mid 1970's. Growing up during the Revolution, she was caught between two worlds: a free and Western life lived indoors, and a repressive life lived outside the family's home.
The Children's Hour, Sat 2/16 9a: You're invited to join The Children's Hour Live from Meow Wolf, Santa Fe’s premier family friendly interactive art installation. Santa Fe troubadour Joe West will be our musical guest. Find out what’s the story with Meow Wolf this Saturday and be part of our live audience. Doors open for 30 minutes at 8:30am for FREE admission for Children's Hour attendees. See you in the Multiverse!
University Showcase Friday 2/15 8a: For years New Mexico has languished at or near the bottom nationally for child well-being and one factor behind that ranking is our high rates of child abuse. Many of those cases come through the Child Abuse Response Team -- or CART -- at the University of New Mexico Hospital.
Public Health New Mexico
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.