NM Pre-K Good; Advocates Say Funding Could Make It Better

By: June 1, 2017 8:51 am
The State Preschool Yearbook shows how well - or not - early-childhood education is being provided across the country. (Flickr/Creative Commons)

SANTA FE, N.M. – The annual State of Preschool yearbook was released by the National Institute of Early Education Research this week, and it shows varying quality and quantity of pre-kindergarten education between the states in 2016. Steve Barnett is the director of the Institute at Rutgers University, and he […]

Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Back in NM: What You Can Do

Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, including the kind that bear the dangerous Zika virus. (Wikimedia/Creative Commons)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health says a species of mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus has been identified in Doña Ana County. It’s the first time this season – and the second year in a row – that these specific species have been found […]

EPA Head’s Kentucky Visit Faces Opposition

By: May 31, 2017 3:13 pm
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says his "Back to Basics" agenda calls for returning power to states and creating policies that enhance economic growth.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, brings his “Back to Basics” tour to his native Kentucky today, but not everyone plans to welcome him home with open arms. As Pruitt meets with the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers in Lexington, hundreds of people from around the […]