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Bond C would impact higher education across New Mexico

Bond C would impact higher education across New Mexico

October 10, 2016 — Whether it’s the new 137,000-square-foot Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science facility in Albuquerque or the Career Technical Center in Taos, University of New Mexico campuses across the state are asking New Mexicans to vote on higher education to make a big impact on thousands of students.

National Hispanic-Serving Institutions recognized Sept. 12-18

National Hispanic-Serving Institutions recognized Sept. 12-18

September 12, 2016 — Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the country are being recognized this week by President Obama, before the start of Hispanic Heritage Month 2016. On Sept. 9, the White House issued a proclamation designating September 12-18 as National...

Legislative session creates financial challenges for UNM

February 18, 2016 — It’s all over but the sighing. The New Mexico Legislature adjourned sine die at noon today, leaving the state with a budget package that ensures the really hard work is yet to come and will occur in the trenches. The mandatory bills for the 30-day...

Budget bill sent to governor

February 18, 2016 — As the end draws near, the action heats up. With Driver’s License/REAL ID legislation on its way to the governor, lawmakers must focus on the budget and on capital outlay during the waning hours of the legislative session. These are the must-pass...

Lottery scholarship bill dies in House Ways and Means committee

February 16, 2016 — One of the few lottery bills that actually had legs this legislative session had them cut out from under them this afternoon. House Ways and Means rejected SB 180/a, the bill that sought to remove a mandate that sent 30 percent of lottery revenue to...

Senate Finance Committee further trims higher education budgets

February 15, 2016 — The final four days loom large in the roundhouse as capital outlay bills are centered in the house while the senate gets to deal with the budget. Over the weekend, the Senate Finance Committee, as promised, further cut FY 17 budget expectations to more...

Lawmakers search for ways to balance the state budget

February 11, 2016 — All through this legislative session, much has been heard about the increasingly bad news regarding decreasing revenues and how difficult this makes crafting a state budget. There have been many calls for revenue enhancement (read tax increase), even...

Senate Finance Committee wrestles with FY 2016-17 budget

February 10, 2016 — Each day for the past several days, Senate Finance Chair John Arthur Smith (D-Deming) has reminded his colleagues about just how dire the state’s financial situation has become. Here is his daily dose of woe for Wednesday: The House built a FY 17 state...

Two UNM regents confirmed by New Mexico Senate

February 08, 2016 — UNM Regents Marron Lee and Ryan Berryman sailed through senate confirmations today, in a process that turned out to be not quite smooth. More than a dozen people, from UNM President Bob Frank to student leaders to marketing professors and trial lawyers...

House Appropriations Committee approves budget bill

February 04, 2016 — “Maybe next year” is the new mantra of the 2016 legislative session. “Maybe next year there will be money for compensation increases.” “Maybe next year there will be more money for behavioral health, or early childhood education, or higher...

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