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NCRTD Announces Participation in Nationwide Public Transportation Industry

By Arnie Leshin  The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) announced today that it has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely as the …

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Forest Service Hiring for 2021 Field Season

By SFNF Interested in a temporary job on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) next summer? The Forest Service is now accepting applications for temporary spring and summer positions on www.usajobs.gov. The application period closes Sept. 28. The SFNF will be hiring seasonal employees to work in: ·       Wildland fire …

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NM Delegation Announces Over $4.1 Million to 7 NM Universities to Improve Educational Opportunities for Hispanic Students

Federal grants will fund outreach from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to improve learning outcomes for students before, during and after enrollment WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that seven New Mexico colleges and universities will receive over $4.1 …

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Luján Presses FCC Commissioners to Improve Broadband Mapping and Bolster Broadband Infrastructure  

Washington, D.C. – During a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, questioned Federal Communications Commissioners on the urgent need for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address its flawed broadband maps and implement provisions …

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Udall, Heinrich Denounce Trump Administration Attempt to Exclude Immigrants from Census Count, an Unconstitutional Move that Jeopardizes Fair and Accurate Congressional Representation

A fair and accurate Census count is critical to accurately reflecting state and federal electoral representation, but Trump administration decisions to cut the Census enumeration timeline a month short endangers a complete count for New Mexico WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a group of 19 senators to demand …

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