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Marco Serna Releases Health Care Position Paper

on November 15, 2019 - 7:30am
Third Congressional District candidate Marco Serna
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE Third Congressional District candidate Marco Serna has released his position statement on Health Care.
 
While highlighting the fact that the country has come a long way since 1912 when Theodore Roosevelt first proposed the idea of national health insurance, and in 2010 Democrats passed the Affordable Care Act, Serna said, “I believe everyone can agree that much still has to be done to ensure health care is provided to all Americans”.
 
“If for no other reason, we have allowed our country to be put at an

First National 1870 Hires Another High-Profile, Longtime Banker In New Mexico

on November 15, 2019 - 6:42am
Pat Sanchez
 
FN1870 News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE First National 1870 has announced that Pat Sanchez, a New Mexico banking leader with more than 40 years of experience, has joined the bank as senior vice president.
 
The Bank continues to add top level banking talent to its team with Sanchez being the most recent hire. As credit development manager for First National 1870 in its Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque markets, Sanchez has primary responsibility for credit review and approval of commercial lending services.
 
In addition, he will work closely with the Bank’s local teams to

Santa Fe Ski Team Invites Public To Participate In Annual Ski Swap And Alpine Race Camp Dec. 6-8

on November 15, 2019 - 6:07am
 SKI News:
 
SANTA FE — It’s time to gear up for another season on the slopes! 
 
The Santa Fe Ski Team is hosting their annual Ski Swap Fundraiser Nov. 15-16 at the Genoveva Chavez  Community Center (GCCC) in Santa Fe.

 

The Santa Fe Ski team invites the public to participate in the event by dropping off ski-related items to sell at the swap between 12-4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15.

 
“Our annual ski swap is a great chance for us to participate in the community.

NWS: Today’s High Near 53; Tonight’s Low Around 35

on November 15, 2019 - 5:51am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 53 with partly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 35. Courtesy/NWS

DPNM Hosts Pre-Primary Training For Candidates

on November 14, 2019 - 1:02pm
DPNM News:
 
SANTA FE The Democratic Party of New Mexico hosted a training Wednesday for Congressional and Statewide Candidates focused on ward, county and state-level pre-primary conventions that will help determine which candidates are on the ballot for New Mexico’s June 2 Primary Election.
 
The training covered topics such as how delegates are selected and candidates’ roles with regard to the conventions. The day was focused on ensuring that candidates understand the convention process and have access to resources to help them run the most successful campaign.
 
“We want to make

UArizona Moon Researchers Helped NASA Nail Apollo 12 Pinpoint Landing

on November 14, 2019 - 12:57pm
A view of Apollo 11 landing sites in the Sea of Tranquility or Mare Tranquillitatis. Photo by Pete Lawrence
 
UA News:
 
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Eagle swooped over the craggy, monochromatic terrain, keenly searching for a smooth landing place. Nothing but an unwelcoming host of craters and boulders streamed below. Pushing its limits, it flew on.
 
The Apollo 11 Lunar Module touched down in the Sea of Tranquility, in what could be considered one of the greatest human accomplishments. But with its fuel nearly drained, the Eagle landed nearly four miles from the intended landing site.
 

NMDOH: New Mexico Is Fourth State To Allow Gender-Neutral Sex Designation On Birth Certificates

on November 14, 2019 - 12:34pm

NMDOH News:

As of Oct. 29, New Mexicans can take advantage of a new law, which allows people who identify as transgender, nonbinary, intersex and other gender-expansive identities to confirm their correct gender on their birth certificate.

The New Mexico Department of Health promulgated the rules implementing the Vital Records Modernization Act, as signed into law by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham earlier this year.

The new legislation and subsequent rule updates the process for correction of sex designation on New Mexico birth certificates, affirming contemporary healthcare standards and

NIST: Getting Food On Our Tables From U.S. And Around The World, Safely And Less Wastefully

on November 14, 2019 - 12:33pm
Standardized data will connect farmers, inspectors, manufacturers, shippers, and ultimately consumers to ensure the freshest, most high quality food possible. Courtesy/Natasha Hanacek/NIST
 
NIST News:
 
I’m still amazed to see strawberries, avocados and watermelons in my grocery store out of their “normal” season.
 
As amazing as this is, I know it means that my food is arriving from far-flung destinations and may be subjected to poor conditions or handling along the way.
 
So, now, even more so than before, I regularly check where the fresh fruit or produce is hauled in from.

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