Healthy And Safe Communities Blog2018-06-13T18:49:20-06:00

Federal leasing program isn’t working for New Mexico

When the government leases lands at far below market rates and forces taxpayers to cover the cost of cleanup, we’re all missing out on money that is rightfully ours. This is revenue that should be used to pay for books for our schools and teacher salaries, not padding industry profits.

June 4th, 2022|

New Mexico’s Postpartum Medicaid Expansion Supports Parents and Newborns

On top of the extraordinary mental and physical changes one faces after having a baby, one thing that shouldn’t have to change is one’s health care coverage. Fortunately, new mothers who qualify now have a full year of postpartum Medicaid coverage in New Mexico so they can focus on what really matters: taking care of their babies and their own health concerns.

April 22nd, 2022|

New Mexico Must Act Now to Help Keep Families Housed

Our families and communities are safer and can thrive best when everyone has a warm, healthy place to live. However, as many as 80,000 New Mexicans are at risk of eviction – that’s equivalent to almost the entire population of Sante Fe. Worse, approximately 16 families get evicted every day in the state.

February 14th, 2022|
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