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Location: * Southwest, New Mexico
Beat: New Mexico state legislature, with a focus on education and poverty
Position: This reporter focuses on the challenges the state will face as it looks to rebuild an education system that will be financed on the precarious back of the oil and gas industry at a time when Democratic lawmakers are pushing to curb drilling and move toward renewables. The beat explores the intersection of education, poverty, race and economic outcomes through the lens of real people in rural communities.
Reporter: Cedar Attanasio