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Jobs and Economic Development with Mark Lautman and Ian Anderson

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On the next New Mexico in Focus, we talk about jobs and economic development with Mark Lautman and Ian Anderson.

Mark Lautman is an economic architect, author and the founding director of the Community Economics Lab. Lautman joins us to talk about the New Mexico Legislative Jobs Council and he tells us the types of jobs the state needs in order to support future growth and economic development.

Ian Anderson is the outgoing publisher of Albuquerque Business First. He sits down with Gene Grant to talk about his time in New Mexico and the changes he oversaw at the paper, which included increasing digital content.

Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists discuss reports that millennials are leaving Albuquerque for other cities like Denver. The panelists debate a proposed change in federal policy on sanctuary cities that could impact the city of Santa Fe and they discuss the announcement this week that the Santa Fe police chief Eric Garcia has resigned after only 13 months on the job.

GUESTS:
Ian Anderson, former publisher Albuquerque Business First
Mark Lautman, economic architect

LINE PANELISTS:
Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Minority Whip
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney with Sanchez Legal Solutions
Diane Snyder, former New Mexico state senator

CORRESPONDENTS:
Sarah Gustavus

HOST:
Gene Grant

The Producer of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is Sarah Gustavus. Associate Producer is Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

Episode 905 airs July 31, 2015

Fracking across New Mexico

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On the next New Mexico in Focus, we look at fracking across New Mexico. Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with local community activists from the Navajo Nation and Mora County. They share concerns about what hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, could do to the water and land in their communities.

Correspondent Gwyneth Doland moderates a discussion this week on safety concerns about fracking with Wally Drangmeister from the New Mexico Mexico Oil & Gas Association and Erik Schlenker-Goodrich from the Western Environmental Law Center.

Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists discuss fracking and access to the overdose drug naloxone.

GUESTS:
Anita Laran, Collaborative Visions
John Olivas, former Mora county commissioner
Victoria Gutierrez, Diné CARE
Sarah White, Diné CARE
Wally Drangmeister, New Mexico Oil & Gas Association
Erik Schlenker-Goodrich, Western Environmental Law Center

LINE PANELISTS:
Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Minority Whip
Marsha Garcia, Strategies 360
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Julie Ann Grimm, editor of the Santa Fe Reporter

CORRESPONDENTS:
Sarah Gustavus
Gwyneth Doland

HOST:
Gene Grant

The Producer of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is Sarah Gustavus. Associate Producer is Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

Episode 904 airs July 24, 2015