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Udall, Senate Indian Affairs Committee Democrats: Trump Administration’s Attempts to Dismantle Affordable Care Act Threaten American Indian and Alaska Native Health

By Tom Udall Press Office  U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs,  Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), all members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, denounced the Trump Department of Justice’s (DOJ) decision to support the full dismantling of the …

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NM House Republican Leader Jim Townsend Resubmits Referendum Petition On Anti-2nd Amendment SB 8 To SOS

By House Republican Communications House Republican Leader Jim Townsend (R-Artesia) renewed his effort to appeal for a public test of Senate Bill 8, legislation passed earlier this year that mandates citizen background checks on firearm sales in New Mexico. Townsend resubmitted his proposed draft petition to Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse …

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CYFD receives $5M grant to expand community­based mental health services in traditionally underserved communities

By CYFD The state Children, Youth and Families Department has received a $5 million federal SAMHSA grant to expand its capacity to serve youth in transition with serious emotional disturbance and serious mental illness through the Healthy Transitions Expansion Program, or HTEP. The CYFD program expansion will serve individuals aged …

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