State of New Mexico secondary Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


Ben Ray Lujan: End "lunch shaming" for students who can't afford lunch

New Mexico proudly ended the cruel practice of lunch shaming but students across the country are still forced to go hungry or are ostracized if they are unable to afford a school lunch. We are the richest nation in the world and must end this practice. The data is clear: Children cannot learn when they are hungry and they cannot succeed when they are sick. This is why I've continued to champion the No Shame Act to end this senseless policy.
Source: 2020 New Mexico Senate campaign website BenRayLujan .com Jul 8, 2020

Gary Johnson: Re-negotiate gambling compacts with Native Americans

Q: Do you support the current sovereign status which tribal governments in New Mexico have over their members and their lands?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support compacts made with Native American tribal governments, requiring revenue sharing with the state of New Mexico?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support re-negotiating the gambling compacts between tribes and the state, concerning the amount of money tribes pay the state?

A: Yes.

Source: 1998 New Mexico National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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