House expected to vote on $262 million solvency package Saturday

TODAY IN NEW MEXICO — THE FULL HOUSE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON A BILL TO TACKLE THE STATE’S FINANCIAL CRISIS. IT WOULD HELP BALANCE THE STATE BUDGET WITH A $262 MILLION DOLLAR SOLVENCY PACKAGE– WHICH THE SENATE ALREADY PASSED THIS WEEK. THE BILL WOULD PATCH THE EXISTING FISCAL YEAR PROJECTED $69 MILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT […]

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Interactive tour shows visitors what life is like in impoverished countries

WHAT LIFE IS LIKE FOR PEOPLE IN IMPOVERISHED COUNTRIES. IT’S CALLED “THE COMPASSION EXPERIENCE” — PUT ON BY THE GROUP COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL. VISITORS IMMERSE THEMSELVES INTO THE LIVES OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY… BY LISTENING TO STORIES FROM REAL CHILDREN IN AN INTERACTIVE SPACE. ORGANIZERS SAY THEY HOPE THIS PROJECT WILL BRING SPONSORS TO HELP […]

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Truck exhibit shows brutal reality of impoverished and war-torn children

AN 18 WHEELER, AND FINDING YOURSELF IN ANOTHER COUNTRY. EXPERIENCING PLACES WHERE CHILDREN ARE LIVING THROUGH WAR, POVERTY, AND REAL HARDSHIP. NEW’S 13’S REBECCA ATKINS GOT AN INSIDE LOOK. REBECCA. DEAN, THAT TRUCK, IS HERE IN ALBUQUERQUE AND IT’S A HANDS ON EXPERIENCE THAT MOVES PEOPLE TO TEARS. TAKING YOU INSIDE THE DAY AND LIFE […]

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