NM Senate panel endorses repeal of ‘antiquated’ abortion ban

A bill to repeal a half-century-old law that criminalizes abortion in New Mexico cleared its first committee hearing Monday after emotional and sometimes rousing testimony from people on opposite sides of the contentious issue.On a 5-3 party-line vote favoring Democrats, the state Senate’s Health and Public Affairs Committee endorsed the legislation following a three-hour virtual … Continue reading NM Senate panel endorses repeal of ‘antiquated’ abortion ban

New Mexico Teens hopeful vaccine will mean return to normal

After nearly a year of isolation — time away from loved ones, online learning rather than in-person schooling and no sports team practices — the Academy for Technology and the Classics sophomore hopes the vaccine, which began rolling out last month, will provide a new beginning that prioritizes better protection for her community.“It is very … Continue reading New Mexico Teens hopeful vaccine will mean return to normal

Storage problem causes loss of 75 vaccine doses in New Mexico

The state confirmed Tuesday it had to discard 75 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine because of potential overheating during delivery to a Clayton hospital.It was unclear how troublesome the loss of the vaccine would be for the state, given the limited volume of 17,550 doses New Mexico has received this week for front-line medical workers. … Continue reading Storage problem causes loss of 75 vaccine doses in New Mexico

Netflix Commits $1 Billion More In New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE: New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos are announcing that Netflix will boost its presence in the state by expanding its ABQ Studios and committing to an additional $1 billion in production spending.The Studio expansion will add 300 acres to the company’s existing studios, located in … Continue reading Netflix Commits $1 Billion More In New Mexico

New Mexico becomes the first state to elect all women of color to the House

SANTA FE, N.M. New Mexico has become the first state in history to elect all women of color to the U.S. House of Representatives.Early Wednesday, the state confirmed victories for incumbent Rep. Deb Haaland, Yvette Herrell and Teresa Leger Fernandez in New Mexico's three congressional districts."Tonight the people of New Mexico have chosen hope over … Continue reading New Mexico becomes the first state to elect all women of color to the House