New Mexico

While Mexico has said it would never agree to pay for the border wall proposed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, analysts say a Mexican company could profit from its construction.
July 20, 2016
Grand Canyon Youth
The National Park Service turns 100 in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and are struggling with a $12 billion maintenance backlog. So park superintendents are worried about the next century and who’s going to visit and pay to maintain the nation’s crown jewels.
July 19, 2016
Hopi Katsina friend
Legislation was introduced Wednesday in the U.S. Senate that would impose stiffer penalties on those who export sacred Native American artifacts.
July 08, 2016
The Navajo Nation is creating its own Amber Alert plan to respond to kidnappings like the one that resulted in a young girl’s death in May. It would be the first of its kind in the country.
July 08, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
The Navajo Nation announced Wednesday it has finally hired a police chief. The Navajo Police Department has gone eight years with the top position unfilled.
July 06, 2016
New Mexico was one of 16 states that didn't require worker's compensation for farm and ranch laborers. State Supreme Court justices ruled 4-1 that denying those workers such protection was unconstitutional.
June 30, 2016
The legal battle between the U.S. government and immigrant rights groups has been fought in court since just after the 2014 Central American migrant crisis.
June 28, 2016
Wider locks have opened, allowing the latest megaships to get through the Panama Canal— the link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The implications for the U.S. economy will be profound once Asian demand for goods like Arizona cotton and Texas oil and natural gas rebounds.
June 28, 2016
Access to abortion services became especially difficult for Texas women who lived along the U.S.-Mexico border after 2013, when many clinics closed as a result of the state's tighter restrictions.
June 27, 2016
Irving Shaggy
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday to try to understand why tribes don’t have better access to federal rural development funds.
June 23, 2016

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