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Sander Rue

Ask 'Does It Work?' To Make Better Budget

Feb 15, 2016
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The state Senate has passed a proposal that would ask parts of state government to start doing more research on which of their programs delivers the best return on investment.

Public Health In The 2015 Session

Mar 24, 2015
Arianna Sena

Psychiatric Meds In School—PASSED

Consumer Advocates Demand Healthcare Transparency

Feb 24, 2015
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Whether they’re shopping for a refrigerator, a laptop or a used car, most people do some comparison shopping before making a big purchase.

But that’s not the way healthcare works in New Mexico, where comparing prices for a hip replacement or asthma treatment is practically impossible. 

Sylvia Fuentes

You’ve heard of James Boyd, the homeless man who was killed by Albuquerque police last year. But you might not have heard of Len Fuentes. He, too, was mentally ill when he brandished a knife and was shot and killed by APD.

Fuentes’ mom said she had found mental health care for her son, but it was three days too late.