SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators are grappling with the public health risks of convening their next session in January amid surging statewide rates of infection and deaths. A panel of leading legislators on Friday unveiled a proposal to move committee meetings to the downtown Santa Fe convention center to provide more spacious rooms for in-person committee hearings. Democratic House speaker Brian Egolf described a possible hybrid attendance model for the upcoming 60-day session that would close off public access to the Statehouse for floor debates and votes — but allow public attendance and comment at committee meetings in the convention center.
The Watoto Children's Choir is an extension of the Watoto Ministries. A group to provide vulnerable women and children in Africa with holistic care and to impact communities in the process. The model involves physical care, medical intervention including HIV/AIDS.
In this Community Connection, we visit the Lincoln National Forest on November 7, 2019, to cover the 75th Anniversary of Smokey Bear. The anniversary was marked with an hour-long webcast produced by New Mexico's public television stations, including KRWG Public Media.