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

Some parts of New Mexico see record cold temperatures

A major winter storm is hitting New Mexico bringing record cold, heavy snowfall, and freezing rain for some. Winter weather will continue into the middle of the week.A heavy band of snow stretching through Albuquerque to Santa Fe continues to remain stationary this afternoon dropping heavy snow and reducing visibility. Slick roads will continue through … Continue reading Some parts of New Mexico see record cold temperatures

Governor announces new health restrictions amid spike in cases

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tightened her administration’s public health restrictions Tuesday as New Mexico’s novel coronavirus numbers continued to spike far above the state’s targets.The governor will extend the state’s emergency public health order Friday, when the current restrictions are due to expire, and will add new rules aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.The … Continue reading Governor announces new health restrictions amid spike in cases

Congresswoman skips initial television debate in NM

SANTA FE: Republican congressional candidate Michelle Garcia Holmes discussed her campaign alone on local network television Tuesday after incumbent U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland declined the invitation for a live-broadcast debate.During five minutes of free broadcast time, Garcia Holmes said she believes negotiations on a new federal recovery package should continue in order to help a … Continue reading Congresswoman skips initial television debate in NM

New Mexico State Library’s bookmobiles return to roads with limited service

New Mexico State Library’s three bookmobiles that are based in Los Lunas, Cimarron, and Tucumcari will head back out on the road with limited services starting on Monday, Sept. 14. The bookmobiles will support the 2020 Census count efforts in addition to providing pickup and drop-off services for books that are ordered online or over … Continue reading New Mexico State Library’s bookmobiles return to roads with limited service

Trump endorses Herrell in close New Mexico U.S. House race

President Donald Trump is throwing his support behind Republican challenger Yvette Herrell in a crucial U.S. House race in southern New Mexico.The president tweeted this week that Herrell had his “complete and total endorsement” and pointed to her support over border security, “brave law enforcement,” and the Second Amendment.The endorsement comes as Herrell is seeking … Continue reading Trump endorses Herrell in close New Mexico U.S. House race