A group of U.S. Veterans wants Congress to take action to improve public lands, and commentator Peter Goodman shares his thoughts on the proposed questions in the special municipal election in Las Cruces.
Texas has the highest uninsured rate in the nation, but we hear how the situation is improving thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and commentator Walt Rubel shares thoughts on the national anthem and protests.
Republican Congressman and Gubernatorial candidate, Steve Pearce clarified Monday that a twitter post inaccurately said he attended a luncheon for educators, and we hear how peer support for people with serious mental illness is becoming mainstream.
Transportation officials in the state say that it may take 2 years to fill in a sinkhole near Carlsbad, and researchers say they found racial and ethnic differences in cases of liver cancer. One doctor says that much of this may stem from lack of access to screening of the disease.
New data shows that since the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff increase on steel imported from several countries including Mexico, the steel industry in Mexico are showing signs of hurt and that may reach American pockets soon. Also, a new program in a Texas county sheriff's office is gaining national attention for how it is working to prevent sending so many people with behavioral health issues to jail or hospitals.
The National Cancer Institute says it will publish a study into the cancer risks of residents living near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test, A Santa Fe tech firm working to launch a commercial Wi-Fi system in space says it has completed a second successful test of the system, and life for a farmer revolves around the changing of the season. However, we hear from one farmer who has developed a deeper relationship with cycle.
A New Mexico State lawmaker says he won't resign amid sexual harrassment allegations, a group representing 22 DACA recipients plan to defend the program in federal court, and we hear about how the Appellate Immigration Project helps those seeking an appeal in immigration court.
Ben Carson tours a Pueblo near Albuquerque, a new poll says a Texas U.S. Senate race is in a dead heat, and we hear how New Mexico organizers are committed to making it easier to get local organic food.
There's been questions about the proposed nuclear waste site in southeastern New Mexico, and commentator Peter Goodman says two bills in Congress sponsored by Republican Congressman Steve Pearce could impact public oversight when it comes to drilling on public lands.
Las Cruces Utilities is planning to raise water rates for customers pending the city council's approval and commentator Walt Rubel shares thoughts on Russian interference in the 2016 election and how Democrats have reacted.
Investigators say there is "credible evidence" a New Mexico state lawmaker who recently lost in the Democratic primary sexually harrassed a lobbyist and we learn more about the right ways to manage junk food.
Santa Fe Public Schools Superintendent and former New Mexico Education Secretary Dr. Veronica Garcia shares thoughts on the ruling by a judge that the state did not provide a sufficient education for all students.
KRWG is interviewing candidates running for New Mexico's House of Representatives. This week, we hear from Joanne Ferrary, Democratic State Representative from District 37. Ferrary shares why she is seeking reelection.
New Mexico has until April to create a plan for how to create more equitable funding for it's public schools, The Navajo Nation votes to ask federal officials to assign medical staff to jails, and commentator Peter Goodman says he is concerned about the stance President Trump has taken regarding Russia.
The number of oil and gas rigs operating in New Mexico hits a record high, New Mexico's Game and Fish agency has a new director, a proposed temporary nuclear waste site is prompting questions from state officials about it's safety, and a new poll says that voters plan to keep public lands front and center this election year.
Border Patrol says a driver and many passengers are injured after fleeing authorities, and we hear how some schools in New Mexico are experimenting with Mexican-American and Chicano studios classes to help kids succeed in school.
Las Cruces Public Schools announce bus service is back on for K-3 Plus Program students, Advocates for English-Language learners, Native American Youth, and students from low-income families say New Mexico has a chance a new start after a district judge ordered education officials to reshape policies and school funding to meet constitutional responsibilities.
The Trump Administration is making it harder for migrants to gain asylum in the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled that most migrants fleeing domestic or gang violence no longer qualify for protection. However, aslyum seekers here in the borderlands already faced long odds.
Las Cruces Public Schools cancels afternoon bus service for K-3 Plus classes, and we learn more about Young Women United, a New Mexico-based women’s organization that leads policy change and builds community.
A new forecast says in the next 10 years The Permian Basin will continue to dominate the U.S. oil supply. Educators in Texas have raised concerns about school safety as well as student and teacher evaluations, and a Las Cruces organization is holding a fundraiser for a local cat adoption center.
Lawmakers in New Mexico meet to discuss how to boost early childhood education programs, The State of New Mexico has stopped deducting union fees from the paychecks of nonunion state workers after a recent Supreme Court ruling, and a former Santa Fe resident is making waves in the publishing world.
A bill in Congress would address some neglected maintenance at national parks across the country, and a number of elected officials and analysts have raised series questions about President Trump's repudiation of evidence that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. That's just one of the issues commentator Peter Goodman is concerned about.