In an unprecedented lawsuit, Mexico is suing gun manufacturers in an effort to reduce the flow of guns smuggled across the border into Mexico. KTEP's Angela Kocherga has more. (Warning: The sound of gunfire is captured with this report)
The New Mexico Senate passed a redistricting bill. Also, New Mexico lawmakers are racing to pass legislation to insure independently owned outpatient facilities aren't negatively impacted. Some researchers wonder if federal money earmarked for Hispanic serving institutions is used effectively, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas made a number of changes to the way electricity is bought and sold in the state.
It's not clear yet if The State of Texas will receive about $35 billion dollars from the recently passed Federal Investment and Jobs Act. The Texas AG is suing the Biden Administration over another COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Also, commentator Walt Rubel shares his thoughts on state redistricting efforts in New Mexico.
COVID-19 cases are rising in the borderland. Texans have until the end of the day to sign up for healthcare coverage that starts January 1st. Also, a commentary on how New Mexico lawmakers can address gun safety.
An indigenous protestor facing federal charges for blocking construction materials at a border wall site will have her case carry over into next year. Also, The Las Cruces City Council reviewed the initial findings of an internal audit centered on evaluating the nonprofit application process for pandemic relief funding.
As the date to lift the moratorium in New Mexico nears, homeless advocates worry about an increase in those living on the streets. Also, after months of bargaining, NEA-Las Cruces has announced a tentative contract agreement with Las Cruces Public Schools.
Holiday scam awareness. Also, we hear from healthcare workers in Texas to get their thoughts on a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health workers at facilities that receive Medicare and Medicaid funding.
A recent report from an organization that works with Migrants explores the reasons why people leave their home countries. Also, the Las Cruces City Council postpones the adoption of nonprofit pandemic funding priorities.