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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Even as they lick their wounds from a failed Affordable Care Act repeal effort, Republican leaders in Washington are looking ahead to the next battle — over taxes. "I would say that we will probably start going very, very strongly for the big tax cuts and tax reform," President Trump told reporters Friday. "That will be next." Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan agreed, though he conceded that the defeat on health care was a setback. "This does make tax reform more difficult," Ryan said. "But...

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Fortune Magazine published its 2017 list of the World’s Greatest Leaders and University of Texas at El Paso 

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in recognizing World Tuberculosis Day. The commemoration, held March 24thof each year, raises awareness about tuberculosis (TB). 

Tuberculosis is an airborne disease and is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. People with TB infection often do not feel sick, do not have any symptoms nor are they contagious. However, an estimated 5 - 10% of TB infections become TB disease if not medically treated.

Democrats Plan Immigration Forum In Silver City

Mar 24, 2017
facebook.com (donald trump)

Commentary: “Tear down that wall Mr. Trump! Or better yet, don’t build it.” Jane Foraker-Thompson of The Immigration Justice Network (IJN) says, “If you want to know the truth about how current government policy impacts communities near the Mexican border, please join us at our Thursday Forum – March 30 from 6-7 at WNMU’s Miller Library.”

Great Conversation On The Future Of Las Cruces

Mar 24, 2017

  City Councillor Greg Smith, District 2, invites residents of his district to participate in the first of a series of The Great Conversation: 21st Century Las Cruces – What Does it Look Like to You? The Great Conversation facilitates safe, respectful and informed community dialogue, recognizing diverse perspectives and encouraging collaborative action.

 

Questions include:

Your Weekend Pulse

Mar 24, 2017

 

  Time now for Your Weekend Pulse...your guide to what is happening in our area this weekend with Lorena Sanchez, Pulse Editor for the Las Cruces Sun-News and Fred Martino. 

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A School to Challenge Your Child

Mar 23, 2017

Las Cruces, NM – A local non-profit private school brings a focus on math, science and languages (especially Chinese and Spanish) “with small classes and expert teachers giving students an opportunity to grow socially, emotionally and academically.”  

Martinez Orders Hiring Freeze At Agencies Under Her Control

Mar 23, 2017
Office of the Governor

  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday ordered a hiring freeze for all agencies under her control, a move designed to save cash pending a political standoff over the funding of state government and public schools.

The state personnel director outlined the freeze in a memo to cabinet secretaries, citing the need for executive agencies to take immediate action to control spending due to unprecedented budgetary challenges.

Courtesy: USDA

Agriculture in New Mexico faces unprecedented challenges to the health of the industry. 

An aging population of farmers and ranchers, increasing pressure on water and other natural resources, rising costs for land, energy, equipment and other production needs, unsustainable farmers’ and ranchers’ incomes, and complex regulations are some of the challenges the Resilience in New Mexico Agriculture project is contemplating. 

The Bulletin On The Radio

Mar 23, 2017

 

  Every week, KRWG News provides a preview of the stories in The Las Cruces Bulletin. 

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El Paso Coalition Fights Against Arena Location In Historic Area; Public Meetings Planned

Mar 23, 2017

The Coalition to save the Union Plaza district will be collecting signatures at the City's Open House Meetings on the Arena Project. The public meetings are sponsored by the city to provide information to taxpayers on the controversial 2012 Bond Project. Their aim is to convince taxpayers that the arena should go in Barrio Duranguito/Union Plaza. Our petition seeks to designate the Union Plaza District as a historic district thereby protecting it from demolition and from the construction of the arena on this site. 

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Rep. Raul M. Grijalva

Commentary: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), made the following statements today after President Trump granted a permit to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Republicans Want to Strip Coverage from New Mexicans

Mar 24, 2017

Commentary: New Mexico - In an attempt to gain votes, Republicans in Congress are attempting to make Trump’s Health care plan even worse, by eliminating basic coverage requirements.

 

Commentary:  API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the State Department’s approval of the cross-border permit needed for the advancement of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Commentary: Hello my name is Robert Hinton. Most people know me as Rob. I am a native New Mexican and have been a proud member of the Las Cruces community for over twenty-five years. However, at this time, I am concerned about various city government actions (past and present, as well as some imminent decisions that will greatly impact our future).

Trump’s Proposed Budget Will Pay for America’s Berlin Wall

Mar 23, 2017
Simon Thompson

Commentary: So much for Mexico paying for it. According to a recent CNBC article, “Trump will request more than $4 billion in defense spending to build the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, marking the first federal dollars that would be allocated for one of his most divisive campaign promises.”

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Every year, the SXSW Music Festival serves a daunting, days-long feast of sounds from around the world. And once again, NPR Music's Austin 100 is here to distill it all down to a digestible meal of music discovery. Picked from a playlist that spanned more than a hundred hours, these 100 songs represent a broad and exciting cross-section of SXSW's many highlights. Here's how you can listen: Stream the songs via the NPR One app . You can find the channel at the top of the app's Explore tab....

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