Andy Lyman http://kunm.org en State Exchange Prepares For Insurance Enrollment Surge http://kunm.org/post/state-exchange-prepares-insurance-enrollment-surge <p>With less than two weeks left to sign up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act, employees with the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange are bracing for a surge of enrollment.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Spokeswoman Debra Hammer said there are almost <a href="http://bewellnm.com/calendar/">30 events</a> scheduled over the next 10 days that are aimed at educating and assisting those who are still trying to enroll.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:43:26 +0000 Andy Lyman 42746 at http://kunm.org State Exchange Prepares For Insurance Enrollment Surge Judge Rules In Support of PED Teacher Eval Plan http://kunm.org/post/judge-rules-support-ped-teacher-eval-plan <p>A state District Court judge has ruled in favor of Gov. Susana Martinez's administration and its implementation of new teacher evaluations.&nbsp;</p><p>Democratic State Senator Howie Morales joined two other lawmakers and the state's teachers unions to try and stop the Public Education Department from moving forward with the new plan.&nbsp;</p><p>Morales, who is running for the Democratic nomination for Governor next year, says the Martinez Administration shouldn't have used a top-down process of adding the new plan without buy-in from lawmakers.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 02:05:56 +0000 Andy Lyman & The Santa Fe New Mexican & The Associated Press 38135 at http://kunm.org Judge Rules In Support of PED Teacher Eval Plan Common Ground For Cattle Ranchers And Environmentalists? Dissatisfaction With Feds http://kunm.org/post/common-ground-cattle-ranchers-and-environmentalists-dissatisfaction-feds <p><a href="http://www.fws.gov/">The US Fish and Wildlife Department</a> held a 3-hour meeting Wednesday night to receive public comment on a controversial new recovery plan for the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf.&nbsp; The proposed changes have created quite a stir and people logged nearly 100 comments.</p><p>It was cold and rainy Wednesday night, but that didn’t stop about 200 hundred people from gathering in Albuquerque to express their widely disparate views on one pesky animal. The topic was the Mexican Gray Wolf.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:20:35 +0000 Andy Lyman 37992 at http://kunm.org Common Ground For Cattle Ranchers And Environmentalists? Dissatisfaction With Feds Ever Wonder Where Your Recycling Goes? http://kunm.org/post/ever-wonder-where-your-recycling-goes <p></p><p>The City of Albuquerque, along with a regional recycling company, are drawing back the curtain to give the public a behind-the-scenes peek at more than just the usual boxes and cans. They're offering <a href="http://www.keepalbuquerquebeautiful.com">tours of the new facility</a> on Saturday.&nbsp;</p><p>By now, most Albuquerque residents know they can put recyclable materials in their newly issued blue bins. What might be a surprise is that the list of approved materials is extensive and has been expanded.</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:06:48 +0000 Andy Lyman 37749 at http://kunm.org Ever Wonder Where Your Recycling Goes? Albuquerque School District Superintendent Suspended http://kunm.org/post/albuquerque-school-district-superintendent-suspended <p>Friday &nbsp;the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.aps.edu/about-us/board" style="line-height: 1.5;">Albuquerque Public School Board of Education</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced the suspension of its superintendent.</span></p><p>APS Board of Education president Martin Esquivel announced today that Superintendent <a href="http://www.aps.edu/about-us/superintendent">Winston Brooks</a> will go on unpaid leave for three days starting Monday.</p><p>Esquivel said higher graduation rates and financial stability are some of the reasons the board went with suspension instead of termination.</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 00:13:39 +0000 Andy Lyman 37435 at http://kunm.org Albuquerque School District Superintendent Suspended Pornography Film Festival Is Back In Action http://kunm.org/post/pornography-film-festival-back-action <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The organizers of a local pornographic film festival are celebrating a recent ruling by New Mexico’s highest court. It hasn’t exactly been a day at the movies for Pornotopia’s creators though. They, along with the owner of an Albuquerque movie theater, have been fighting for the festival for more than three years.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:30:01 +0000 Andy Lyman 36884 at http://kunm.org Pornography Film Festival Is Back In Action Is House Arrest an Alternative to Jail Overcrowding? http://kunm.org/post/house-arrest-alternative-jail-overcrowding <p></p><p>The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center recently <a href="http://www.abqjournal.com/252421/news/jail-population-down-to-near-capacity.html">transferred</a> more than 400 inmates to other jurisdictions across New Mexico and even one in Texas. The move came after a federal court judge ordered the jail to reduce its inmate population.</p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 04:19:28 +0000 Andy Lyman 34638 at http://kunm.org Is House Arrest an Alternative to Jail Overcrowding? MBA Student Road Trip Brings Entrepreneurial Expertise To Local Businesses http://kunm.org/post/mba-student-road-trip-brings-entrepreneurial-expertise-local-businesses <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of MBA students who are traveling the country to meet with small businesses came to Albuquerque this week. <a href="http://www.mbaxamerica.com/">MBAs Across America</a> is a group of Harvard Business School students looking to understand the problems small businesses are facing.</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:33:44 +0000 Andy Lyman 33395 at http://kunm.org MBA Student Road Trip Brings Entrepreneurial Expertise To Local Businesses Bill Would Allow Voters To Update Their Registration Information On-line http://kunm.org/post/bill-would-allow-voters-update-their-registration-information-line <p><span class="byline" style="font-style: italic; font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: normal; ">Andy Lyman, NM News Network<br>Santa Fe, Feb 08, 2013</span><br style="font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: normal; "><img align="left" src="http://www.nmnn.net/logos/nmba.jpg" style="font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: normal; "></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:30:23 +0000 Andy Lyman 24830 at http://kunm.org Hazardous Materials Training At Northern New Mexico Lab http://kunm.org/post/hazardous-materials-training-northern-new-mexico-lab <p>Albuquerque, NM – LANL hosts hazardous training competition for out-of-state teams.</p> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 02:26:41 +0000 Andy Lyman 1963 at http://kunm.org Hazardous Response Teams Test Skills in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/hazardous-response-teams-test-skills-new-mexico <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – Los Alamos National Laboratory will soon host the 15th annual Hazmat Competition. Hazardous material response teams from several different states will come to Northern New Mexico to compete and learn new skills.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:22:33 +0000 Andy Lyman 1976 at http://kunm.org Negotiations Continue Between Hospital Managers and Union http://kunm.org/post/negotiations-continue-between-hospital-managers-and-union <p>Albuquerque, NM – A potential worker's strike looms at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 02:45:13 +0000 Andy Lyman 1966 at http://kunm.org Unlicensed Contractors Could Cause Problems in Fire Recovery http://kunm.org/post/unlicensed-contractors-could-cause-problems-fire-recovery <p>Albuquerque, NM – Victims of wildfires around the New Mexico may need to be on the look out for unlicensed contractors who offer repair and building services.</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 21:52:39 +0000 Andy Lyman 1934 at http://kunm.org Fire Still Burning Near Los Alamos http://kunm.org/post/fire-still-burning-near-los-alamos <p>Albuquerque, NM – Smoke plumes still visible from the Las Conchas wildfire.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:24:26 +0000 Andy Lyman 1930 at http://kunm.org Forest Service offers resources for fire recovery http://kunm.org/post/forest-service-offers-resources-fire-recovery <p>Albuquerque, New Mexico – New Mexicans are cleaning up after wildfires across the state and preparing for floods. U.S. Forest Service officials are reaching out through community workshops to tell people what help is available.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 18:42:40 +0000 Andy Lyman 1971 at http://kunm.org