Mar 07 2023

NM should continue to lead the way on higher ed by fully funding the Opportunity Scholarship

2023-03-07T13:38:55-07:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Education Blog, Tax and Budget Blog|

New Mexico is leading the way in providing all students with tuition-free higher education, and the Opportunity Scholarship has already shown results. That's why the Senate Finance Committee should fully fund the Opportunity Scholarship and keep it free of any guardrail language regarding its administration.

Feb 22 2023

New Mexico should continue to lead the nation on investments in early childhood

2023-03-06T11:28:22-07:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Economic Security News Coverage, Education Blog, Education News Coverage, News Coverage|

Rio Rancho Observer--New Mexico now leads the nation for something good: our expansion of child care assistance. The federal funding that paid for that expansion ends soon, and our state lawmakers need to replace it in order to ensure that our parents can work and their children are well cared for.

Feb 01 2023

Support children’s health through the Public Health and Climate Resiliency Act

2023-02-15T11:22:55-07:00Blog Posts, Health Blog, Health News Coverage, News Coverage, Racial and Ethnic Equity Blog, Racial and Ethnic Equity News Coverage|

Carlsbad Current-Argus--Children are especially vulnerable to the consequences of climate change, which include extreme heat, poor air quality, drought, flooding, and wildfires. However, this legislative session, lawmakers have the opportunity to protect New Mexicans from these threats to public health by passing the Public Health and Climate Resiliency Act.

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