ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Governor Susana Martinez has announced plans to form a new task force to help tackle child hunger.
2010 Statistics from the Children, Youth and Famlies Department say there are more than 220,000 children in New Mexico using Federal Nutrition programs every year.
Governor Martinez wants to pool together all the different resources available to help these children. This includes state agencies, advocacy groups, food providers, school districts, nutrition experts and the feds to help identify gaps in services.
The task force will also determine the best use of those resources.
Community Resource Director for Cuidando Los Ninos, Maria Gundy, says her organization uses that money to feed hungry children every day.
The Governor is expected to announce the specifics of the plan Tuesday afternoon at Cuidando Los Ninos.
A recent Christmas Eve tradition that's become increasingly popular in Santa Fe has been shot down.
Police said a homeowner and his 11-year-old son stopped two burglars dead in their tracks. They walked in on the alleged heist, but weren't about to let the suspected thieves get away with it, and they got creative with the way they …
What happened to one of four local officers shot in a dramatic October chase now has the attention of city, county, and even state lawmakers as they discuss proposing a policy that would ensure she will be the last first responder to get …
Albuquerque police have now identified the suspect shot by officers on Sunday, and he's a man whose past includes at least one fight with police and several other violent incidents.
A pair of Lobo football players were honored by the Mountain West on Tuesday.
A Sheriff's Deputy who was fired for forging a certificate of completion for a training course she did not complete caught a break from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Board.