Field reports include: The dangers of building near arroyos-a closer look at a cautionary tale from Dona Ana County; the challenges for medical marijuana dispensaries; and a profile of Las Cruces arts educator Irene Oliver Lewis.
Field reports include: A plan to protect property owners in Las Cruces by ensuring homes are not built in the path of floods; concerns over the New Mexico medical marijuana program; and voters in Dona Ana County will decide on a tax increase to support public transit.
This week on Newsmakers: A look at the difficulties faced by veterans seeking care from the VA; challenges for the U.S. Mexico Border Health Commission; and the impact of the annual Border Book Festival.
On this episode of Newsmakers: Controversy regarding a proposed zoning change near Tortugas Mountain; an in-depth look at Sol y Tierra growers; and a proposal for a healthy food zone near Centennial High School in Las Cruces.
This week on Newsmakers, a wide variety of field reports, including: A push to increase the federal minimum wage is part of Congressional campaigns across the country, including New Mexico's 2nd District; a local woman starts a campaign to help clean up the Las Cruces area; and we'll meet the winner of this year's J. Paul Taylor Symposium social justice award.
This week on Newsmakers: Business owners react to a potential increase in the Las Cruces minimum wage; efforts to save Fort Bayard; concerns remain about transparency in New Mexico government; and disappointment with a temporary fix to the New Mexico lottery scholarship.
Efforts to raise the minimum wage are an issue in New Mexico 2nd Congressional district race; a profile of Rus Bradburd, a former college basketball coach who's now making a name in the literary world; and New Mexico teams up with restaurants to encourage healthy eating.
The minimum wage debate heats up in Las Cruces; A profile of Tony Pennock, the artist who creates the most visible public art in southern New Mexico: the Las Cruces water tank murals; and several grants will fund equipment putting NMSU's Geology department in rare company.
On this episode of Newsmakers, field reports include: efforts to improve water infrastructure in New Mexico; hopes remain high for Spaceport America; and more Early College High Schools are coming to the region. Also: Glen Cerny interviews New Mexico State University President Dr. Garrey Carruthers.