The Politics, People & Issues That Shape Life in New Mexico

New Mexico in Focus: The Politics, People & Issues 
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NM Mental Health Services, Economic Development Incentives, Department of Justice Report on APD

admin April 14, 2014

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Producer Megan Kamerick speaks with a group of mental health professionals about the growing demand for more mental health services, as well as plans for more training for officers, in the wake of the Albuquerque Police Department shootings and subsequent protests. Host Gene Grant discusses economic development incentives… Continue Reading »

Crisis in Ukraine, State Rep. Rick Miera, APD Protests, Behavioral Health Issues in New Mexico

admin April 14, 2014

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Producer Megan Kamerick speaks with Marina Oborotova of the Albuquerque International Association about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine following the annexation of Crimea by Russia and what steps the West should take next to stabilize Ukraine and address actions by President Vladimir Putin. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down… Continue Reading »

Valerie Plame, APD & Shooting Investigation, Medicaid and the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange under the Affordable Care Act

admin April 7, 2014

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS producer Megan Kamerick speaks with Valerie Plame, the former agent with the Central Intelligence Agency who now lives in Santa Fe and has published her first spy thriller, “Blowback.” Plame discusses her new career as a spy novelist, and her articles critiquing the National Security Administration’s surveillance practices. In… Continue Reading »

“Crypto-Jews” in New Mexico, Sunshine Week, New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange

admin March 24, 2014

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS presents a companion piece to the national series “THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA,” which premiers Tuesday, March 25 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Ch.5.1. NMiF Producer Megan Kamerick focuses on the experience of “conversos” or “crypto-Jews” in New Mexico. In 1492, the Edict of Expulsion… Continue Reading »

Water Crisis in the West, Author TaraShea Nesbit, Tesla Motors factory, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

admin March 17, 2014

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS looks at a new monthly series, “Water Crisis in the West: Thinking Like a Watershed,” that kicked off in February and will run through June at the KiMo Theater in downtown Albuquerque. NMIF talks with the series organizer, Jack Loeffler, aural historian and author of “Thinking Like a Watershed,”… Continue Reading »

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