By Tom Wright May 14, 2021 Updated May 14, 2021 The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau was revealing to New Mexico. We only grew 2.8 percent… Read More
In a bi-partisan effort, a legislative committee is scheduled to hear testimony from a variety of experts on how high-speed internet can gain a more robust footprint in New Mexico’s rural communities. Nationally, 39 percent of internet users do not have access to broadband, while that number rises to 68 percent in many rural areas of New Mexico and on tribal land. The net effect is that rural families have less ability to access online education and job opportunities.