NM House Committee Passes Renewable Energy Bills

14 hours ago
U.S. Department of Energy

A State House Committee approved a series of bills this weekend designed to increase the use of renewable energy in New Mexico.

Another Push To Open Primary Elections In New Mexico

Jan 21, 2022
Kevin Meerschaert / KSFR News

Supporters of open primaries in New Mexico say this may be the year it becomes a reality.

A bill to allow non-party voters to cast a ballot in the state primary has again been introduced in the legislature.  




On December 29th, the New Mexico Department of Corrections announced that state run prision facilities will no longer be accepting inmates personal mail. Instead, inmates' friends and family were instructed to address their letters to a Flordia PO box, where the mail would be sent for processing. Source NM's Austin Fisher has been covering this issue and sits down with KSFR to discuss the impacts of this sudden policy change. 

Meow Wolf Workers Collective Twitter Account

On Wednesday, the Meow Wolf Workers Collective (MWWC) announced on several social media platforms that they had filed unfair labor practice charges against Meow Wolf with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). According to their social media posts, “this comes after multiple attempts to resolve the issues directly with the company.”

Guest Michelle Otero discusses mindfulness practices for the new year. Michelle is the former Poet Laureate of Albuquerque and the author of the poetry collection Bosque and the forthcoming memoir, Vessels. She is the founder of ArteSana Creative Consulting, dedicated to the belief that art and story heal.

Kevin Meerschaert / KSFR News

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is asking the national guard and state workers to volunteer to fill substitute teachers openings across the state.



NM Voices For Children Twitter Account

In a press conference Wednesday, NM Voices for Children Executive Director Amber Wallin and Policy Analyst/KIDS COUNT Director Emily Wildau discussed the release of the “2021 New Mexico KIDS COUNT Data Book”.

Kevin Meerschaert / KSFR-FM

Saying that while New Mexico has seen a great deal of progress the past few years. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham says lawmakers need to go above and beyond during the 30-day session to benefit the lives of state residents.

Lujan Grisham presented her State of the State Tuesday at the Roundhouse.



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Statewide elected officials could be getting a pay bump this coming legislative session if proved by the Legislative Finance Committee.


Joe Smyth

A $600 million effort could make the coal-fired Escalante Generating Station located near Grants the nation’s first successful coal-to-hydrogen conversion project.


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