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More parents to get child care help under CYFD proposal

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More New Mexico families will qualify for child care assistance without being wait-listed, and could stay longer on the program under proposed rules posted July 29 by the Children Youth and Families Department.

Under current eligibility limits put in place in the wake of a lawsuit against CYFD, families can qualify and...

Haaland joins Booker on a climate change bill

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Focuses on farm conservation, reforestation, wetlands

U. S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) joined with U. S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) Aug. 8 to release a climate change bill focused on voluntary farm and ranch conservation practices, massive reforestation and wetlands restoration.

The Climate Stewardship Act of 2019 inspired by measures implemented in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, would support voluntary climate stewardship practices on more than 100 million acres of farmland, plant more than 15 billion trees to revive deforested landscapes and expand urban tree cover, reestablish the Civilian Conservation Corps - one of the New Deal’s most popular programs...

‘I support an impeachment inquiry’

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1st District of New Mexico

In a statement on Aug. 14, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, D-N.M., expressed her views about an impeachment investigation.

“From day one, President Trump has proven he’s unfit to serve as president. I can’t sit back while our communities live in fear because of this President,” Haaland said. He and his friends continue to enrich themselves and abuse their power while New Mexicans are struggling. Meanwhile, the President and his Administration stonewall Congress and refuse to cooperate with Congressional investigations; they are impeding the ability of Congress to get to the truth.

Robert Mueller said it plainly: ‘the special counsel’s report does not...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of AUGUST 19

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Madame G recommends that you get out there and take advantage of the summer sun.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You’re heading toward new heights of indecision. Luckily, this is a good time to check for glitches in the system. Narrow down the options and watch out for Deja-vu. You know you’ve seen this hot mess before. You know it doesn’t really get any better. You may say you hate the drama, but if you don’t stop making it, it will go away.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This isn’t the end. It’s time to regroup and re-think your options. If you’re heading away from a job, start by making the best you can of the situation. Do everything with enthusiasm and leave on a very high...

Letter to the Editor: Upcoming nostalgic boarding school reunion

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I have previously read about school reunion announcements in the Gallup Independent and the Navajo Times for some BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs) off reservation boarding schools such as Intermountain in Utah, Riverside in California, Chemawa in Oregon and Phoenix in AZ.

These off-reservation boarding schools were closed over 50 or more years ago but their former students still get together every spring and summer and I salute them for their firm dedication in getting together in their 80s perhaps.

Since I was a student in St. Michaels Indian School during 1950s, I would like to announce school reunion planning to be held at St Michael Indian School on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 10...

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