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PNS Daily Newscast - November 24, 2017 


On today’s rundown, all eyes on the G.O.P. tax plan - labor groups say it’s not good for working families, and the view from Michigan is the likely loss of many services across the state; plus, report today on Black Friday and Native American Heritage Day

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Public News Service - NM: LGBTQIA Issues

President Donald Trump's efforts to dismantle initiatives enacted under the Obama administration now include limiting birth control for women and anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people. (internationalwomensinitiative.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A group in New Mexico that advocates for reproductive justice and health care says the state's rural communities will suffer the most from the Trump administration's decision Friday to limit birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The employer contraceptive

PHOTO: New Mexico's economy be in for a boost in 2014, as same-sex couples opt to tie the knot in the Land of Enchantment. Photo courtesy CDC.

TAOS, N.M. – New Mexico's economy could get an unusual boost in the New Year, as same-sex couples are expected to flock to the state to tie the knot in the Land of Enchantment. Brad Malone, chairman of the Taos County Chamber of Commerce, is among those predicting a wedding boom in 2014. T

PHOTO: This week, New Mexico has become the 17th state to allow same-sex couples to marry, following a state Supreme Court decision. Photo courtesy ProgressNow New Mexico.

SANTA FE, N.M. - Same-sex couples in New Mexico can now be legally married, following a decision by the state Supreme Court. On Thursday, the court struck down a legal challenge brought by a group of state politicians after some county clerks had started marrying same-sex couples. Pat Davis, execut

PHOTO:  Hogares is one of the mental health centers affected by the decision to withhold funds.<br />Photo by: Beth Blakeman<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Mental-health centers that dispense as much as 85 percent of New Mexico's mental health, PTSD and substance abuse services may be locking their doors and going dark, because of claims of suspicion of fraud after an audit. Human Services Secretary Sidonie Squier stopped state and

PHOTO: Kim Kiel (L) and partner Rose Griego say they're willing to wait for marriage equality in New Mexico. Courtesy of ACLU New Mexico.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - On Wednesday, Santa Fe Mayor David Coss and City Councilor Patti Bushee will introduce a resolution to recognize same-sex marriage as legal, and to encourage county clerks to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses. The timing is particularly good for two couples who walked into

Farmington, NM – Students trying form a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Piedra Vista High School in Farmington were turned down after the school received complaints from some parents. However, the school may have to reconsider. The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has sent a le

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