This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS features an in-depth discussion on the idea of open primaries, takes a look at homelessness in Albuquerque, and considers the impact of the private medical school to be established at NMSU. The program airing Friday, July 25, at 7:00 p.m. on New Mexico PBS KNME 5.1, looks at Albuquerque… Continue Reading »
Special Guests discuss the WIPP Radiation Leak, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Visits Artesia, NMSU Admission Standardsadmin July 16, 2014
This week on New Mexico in Focus, it has been five months since a radiation leak shut down the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, New Mexico, the nation’s only disposal site for defense-related transuranic waste. But key questions remain, including what caused the leak and how much radiation was released into the underground salt… Continue Reading »
The Line discusses recent a recent report that the state’s permanent funds have grown to $19.6 billion, which has prompted more calls to funnel additional money to early childhood education. This was a hot topic in the last several legislative sessions.
Gene Grant and The Line take the On the Clock segment to the Web. Click on the links to see specific segments: * UNM floats idea for flat-rate tuition * Proposed changes to medical marijuana program prompt protests * Pew report shows number of Hispanics rising nationwide * Jamie Estrada pleads guilty to intercepting email… Continue Reading »
Kirtland AFB & Jet Fuel Plume Threatening ABQ’s Drinking Water; ABQ City Officials & APD-New Citizen Outreach; Creating Industry Hubs Around Sectors & “Innovate ABQ”; Proposed Plan: UNM & Flat-Rate Tuitionadmin June 19, 2014
This week on New Mexico in Focus, the officials with Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque are under pressure from state and local officials to accelerate cleanup of a jet fuel plume that is threatening the city’s drinking water. Correspondent Floyd Vasquez talks to Dave McCoy with Citizen Action, which has been highly critical of… Continue Reading »