Lujan Grisham approves healthcare bills

Photo by Jett Loe, courtesy UNM Health Sciences Center.

“Delivering quality healthcare to New Mexico’s population requires a tailored approach that takes into account rural communities, New Mexicans benefiting from Medicaid, and the tens of thousands of public employees in our state,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said.

Study: climate change brings risks for kids

Student protestors raise their signs and voices in an attempt to bring awareness to the climate crisis at the Global Climate Strike in downtown Albuquerque. (Archive Photo/Sevia Gonzales/NM News Port)

Children are at greater risk to pollutants and various deleterious effects caused by climate change, including behavioral health risks, a new report found.

New Mexico monsoon outlook looks ‘bleak’

The Rio Grande stretches out just upstream of the San Acacia reach, on July 30, 2023. The reach has dried nearly every year for the past 25 years, but without stronger monsoons, the river could dry up into Albuquerque, for the second time in 40 years. (Danielle Prokop / Source NM)

After a HOT July, with very little rain, the picture looks the same for August. Unless storms ramp up, expect a drying Rio Grande through Albuquerque