I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
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U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday health care reform legislation scheduled for the U.S. Senate floor in coming weeks would contain a public health care option with an opt-out clause for states. But a public health care option wouldn’t be a slam dunk in New Mexico if the decision fell to state lawmakers.
More New Mexicans prefer spending cuts to tax increases to balance the state’s nearly $5.5 billion budget, according to the results of an Albuquerque Journal poll released today. But some advocates say they’d rather see the repeal of tax cuts than cuts to Medicaid. One in four New Mexicans gets health coverage in whole or part through some form of public assistance.