CYFD Headline Highlights: March 2015
Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.
Las Cruces Sun-News - Monday, March 2, 2015
National studies, state assessments focus on mental health and available services for youth in juvenile justice systems.
By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal - Thursday, March 5, 2015
Safety and retention of CYFD protective services caseworkers made a priority in legislative session by Gov. Susana Martinez.
By Steve Terrell, Santa Fe New Mexican - Thursday, March 5, 2015
Proposed legislation in the state House aims to help employees repay student loans and increase penalties for assault.
By Oscar Ramos for the Las Cruces Sun-News - Monday, March 9, 2015
It is every New Mexican's responsibility to report child abuse or neglect.
Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board - Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Two House bills are designed to attract and retain CYFD protective services caseworkers.
By Deborah Baker, Albuquerque Journal - Monday, March 16, 2015
State senators show overwhelming confidence in new CYFD cabinet secretary's management and leadership skills.
By David Morgan, Dept. of Health for Las Cruces Sun-News - Monday, March 23, 2015
State's childhood obesity rates have dropped 20 percent over last five years.
By Heath Haussamen, New Mexico In Depth for Las Cruces Sun-News - Monday, March 23, 2015
State representative outlines need for more funding for program designed to help new parents.