Revenue forecast: $285 million available next year

Revenue forecast: $285 million available next year Associated Press Aug 25, 2014 http://www.newswest9.com/story/26359541/new-mexico-lawmakers-to-get-revenue-update SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A new financial forecast estimates about $285 million will be available in the next budget year for spending increases on state government programs, public education and to offset potential tax cuts. Officials in Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration… Read more

Lt. Gov John Sanchez On New Mexico In The Morning Discussing The 2014 Election – 8.22.14

Governor Martinez Agrees To Multiple Televised Debates

Martinez Accepts Spanish-Language Debate On Univision, Agrees To Allow KOB To Televise NAIOP Debate Albuquerque, NM — Governor Susana Martinez announced today that she has agreed to multiple televised debates, including a live Spanish-language debate with Univision that will air on October 6.  In addition, she has accepted a debate with KOAT/Albuquerque Journal and has agreed to allow… Read more

Editorial: Work is not a bad word even for those in poverty

EDITORIAL Work is not a bad word even for those in poverty Albuquerque Journal By: Editorial Board August 21, 2014 http://www.abqjournal.com/449471 New Mexico’s Catholic bishops appear to think work is a four-letter word. The bishops are incensed that Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration plans to reinstate work-related requirements in October for an estimated 26,600 able-bodied adults… Read more

Editorial: ‘Running Start’ gets boost

Editorial: ‘Running Start’ gets boost Albuquerque Journal By: Editorial Board August 11, 2014 http://www.abqjournal.com/443913 An Albuquerque program to help high school students get a running start on a career path came out on top in a national competition for federal money. The city’s “Running Start for Careers” program, created by Mayor Richard Berry and run… Read more

Behind the statistics, a child with a story

OPINION: Reader View: Behind the statistics, a child with a story Santa Fe New Mexican By: Laura Martin August 4, 2014 http://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/reader-view-behind-the-statistics-a-child-with-a-story/article_f8961f02-db7b-536a-8a2e-c31c76bc48c1.html “Siéntese por favor,” I say to a young man as I gesture to a low couch. He sits down while adjusting his flat-brimmed snap back that matches the exact shade of red on… Read more

Gadsden schools deserve to be honored

Susana Martinez: Gadsden schools deserve to be honored Las Cruces Sun News By: Governor Martinez August, 3rd, 2014 http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-opinion/ci_26268116/susana-martinez-gadsden-schools-deserve-be-honored Every child is capable of learning, and every child deserves a quality education that will prepare them for success in life. These truths are at the heart of our efforts to reform education in New Mexico…. Read more

Foundation awards fitness centers to 3 New Mexico schools

Foundation awards fitness centers to 3 New Mexico schools Associated Press August 01, 2014 http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/69af712d6faa4361a436ba55b0dafcae/NM–School-Gyms SANTA FE, New Mexico — A national foundation has awarded $100,000 fitness centers to three New Mexico schools under a program to encourage more physical activity by students and fight childhood obesity. The National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils and… Read more

Carlsbad Current-Argus Front Page 7.31.14

Governor announces aid for students

Two programs offier assistance to low-income and forster children for back-to-school needs Alamogordo Daily News By Alex Quintana July 30th, 2014 http://www.alamogordonews.com/alamogordo-news/ci_26248172/governor-announces-back-school-program Gov. Susana Martinez announced Monday two programs that will provide assistance to low-income and foster children for back to school needs. The Human Services Department (HSD) and the Children, Youth, and Families Department… Read more