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Reports of sexual assault and misconduct at the University of New Mexico have been on the rise since the school entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, according to recent crime statistics. 

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Conservation groups are criticizing the Trump Administration’s new Endangered Species Act rules, saying they weaken the law. They’re concerned the rules will do more harm to New Mexico’s endangered and threatened species. 

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Hundreds of protesters gathered Tuesday in downtown Albuquerque to demand an end to inhumane conditions in detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border. It was part of a nationwide response to federal immigration policies that have separated family members, led to migrant deaths in detention and sought to limit who can seek asylum in the U.S.

N.M. Insurer Saw Trump's Subsidy Cuts Coming

Oct 13, 2017
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President Trump’s decision to cancel cost sharing subsidies to insurance companies has prompted speculation that plans offered under the Affordable Care Act could unravel. Some insurers in New Mexico are saying not to worry yet.

UNM Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Cut Short

Jul 19, 2017
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New Mexico has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the nation, and now that the Trump Administration has slashed funding for teen pregnancy prevention projects, researchers here say it’s like the rug has been pulled out from under them.

Iraqi Chooses Sanctuary In The U.S. Over Deportation

Jul 13, 2017
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An Iraqi man chose to seek refuge in a church in Albuquerque today rather than report for deportation.

Advocates File Lawsuit Over Trump Hold On Methane Rules

Jun 10, 2017
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The Environmental Protection Agency and the Trump Administration are facing a lawsuit after they suspended a rule to curb oil and gas industry methane emissions for 90 days.

Advocates Celebrate Withdrawal Of GOP Health Plan

Mar 24, 2017
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Local anti-poverty advocates are thrilled that House Republicans pulled their proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act Friday before a vote.