$117 million grant expected to expand high-speed internet across the state
8 Dec 2022
SANTA FE – The U.S. Treasury Department is injecting another $117 million into New Mexico’s efforts to expand broadband – enough to reach about 21% of the locations in the state that lack access to high-speed internet service, according to state estimates.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján joined Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and federal officials to announce the new funding Thursday, available through the American Rescue Plan Act capital projects fund.
With all the attention being paid to OpenAI’s ChatGPT—the chatbot that headlines are blaring could kill the student essay or offer a substitute for writers—the debate over whether robots are going to replace skilled jobs is getting revived again. Read the full article here.
ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico’s governor will have nine candidates to choose from as she fills a powerful regulatory commission that oversees utility rates and will help chart the state’s course toward more renewable energy development. A nominating committee voted unanimously Friday to forward the finalists’ names to Gov. Michelle...
The passage of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) bolstered an unprecedented opportunity for states and cities to invest in sustainable infrastructure that was introduced in the 2021 $2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Both acts, along with a new crop of related programs, include provisions to...