Category Archives: Economy

The Line: Update On Spaceport America

NMiF: the Line panel - Spaceport

September 1, 2017 – Heath Haussamen, an independent journalist who runs the online news site NMPolitics.net, recently released a five-part series on Spaceport America.  Constructed during Governor Bill Richardson’s administration, the Spaceport was supposed to be an innovative new industry for southern New Mexico.  But is it really having a significant impact on the state’s economy?   Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists look at that question.

Line Panelists:
Marsha Garcia, Strategies 360
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
Giovanna Rossi, president of Collective Action Strategies, LLC,
and host of The Well Woman Show

The Line: Ramping Up Oil And Gas Production

NMiF: the Line - oil and gas

September 1, 2017 –  The Albuquerque Journal has reported that production is rebounding in New Mexico’s oil patch.  Is this good news for the state’s economic forecast? Should New Mexico be focusing on alternative energy sources, such as solar? Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists weigh in on the energy industry in New Mexico.

Line Panelists:
Marsha Garcia, Strategies 360
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
Giovanna Rossi, president of Collective Action Strategies, LLC,
and host of The Well Woman Show