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NM Attorney General Hector Balderas

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Brown Mackie College & EDMC Schools to forgive $632,000 in Loans Made to New Mexico students

ALBUQUERQUE – For-profit education company Education Management Corporation (EDMC) will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive more than $632,000 in loans for approximately 553 New Mexico former...

Controversial choice sworn into state House seat

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The New Mexico House of Representatives again has 70 members after an appointee was sworn in Nov. 18, according to the House Democratic caucus.

Idalia Lechuga-Tena was sworn in by Court of Appeals Judge Michael D. Bustamante to fill the vacancy in House District 21. Lechuga-Tena replaces Stephanie Maez, who resigned earlier this month.

“I am humbled to have the opportunity to represent the neighborhood where I grew up as a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives,” Lechuga-Tena said in a statement. “I would also like to recognize all of the legislators who have served in this role for our district before me for their hard work and dedication.”

Since House District 21...

Public input meeting on Gallup Growth Management Master Plan

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The City of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a workshop to review and receive public comments about a draft of the updated Growth Management Master Plan.

The growth management master plan is an official public document adopted by the City as a policy guide to decisions about the physical development of the overall community.

Following the P&Z’s October 28 review of plan materials, planners prepared a complete draft document that takes into consideration that discussion and incorporates other topic areas.

The P&Z will hold a public hearing and make a recommendation for City Council’s adoption on Jan. 6.

The City’s consultant, Architectural Research Consultants...

Diabetes Awareness Month – DOH recommends healthy habits

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You can ask any one out of thousands of New Mexicans, and they’ll tell it to you straight: Living with type 2 diabetes is not easy.

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that diabetes affects more than 170,000 adults statewide. That’s one 1 out of every 8 adults, and for some of them, it’s an emotional roller coaster. The National Diabetes Education Program says it’s common for people with diabetes to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when they have to make lifestyle changes to stay healthy.

Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood sugar due to defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Blood sugar is usually regulated in our bodies...

ABQ ethics board rules against anti-abortion group

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ALBUQUERQUE – The City of Albuquerque’s Board of Ethics ruled unanimously that an anti-abortion group broke city election rules when the group sent mailers in opposition of a City Council candidate.

The board issued a $1,000 fine and a public reprimand.

Protest ABQ sent fliers depicting graphic scenes purportedly from abortions in an attempt sway voters in District 6 from voting for Pat Davis, who won the race. Davis, the Executive Director of the political group ProgressNow New Mexico*, previously worked on a campaign against a ballot initiative in Albuquerque that would have banned late-term abortions.

Alex Curtas, an employee of ProgressNow New Mexico, filed a complaint against...

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