This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with local advocates who work with immigrants and refugees in part two in our series on behavioral health needs across our state. And she talks with Kate Moore, … Continue reading Keeping children fed during the summer months, behavioral health resources for immigrants and refugees, a conversation with “The Radium Girls” author Kate More, and a push to add more information to an ethics commission measure that heads to the ballot next fall
It’s been nearly four years since the Martinez Administration stopped Medicaid payments to 15 nonprofits providing behavioral health services, accusing them of millions of dollars in fraud. The organizations were eventually cleared of wrongdoing by the Attorney General, but many … Continue reading NMiF examines the special legislative session, correspondent Megan Kamerick begins a month-long series on behavioral health services for New Mexicans, plus Civil Rights movement photographer Maria Varela.
This week on New Mexico in Focus, we visit the DWI Recovery Court in Bernalillo County and hear how a focus on treatment for repeat offenders might help people struggling with alcohol addiction and make the community safer. NMiF Producer … Continue reading New focus on treatment for repeat DWI offenders might provide hope for alcohol addiction recovery. Also a controversial ATF sting, Plus Gene Grant and the Line Panel.
This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with high school seniors and a UNM undergraduate student to discuss the challenges of navigating the transition between high school and college. Sarah also talks with Angelo Gonzales, … Continue reading Navigating the first year of college, plus The line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland looks at the undergraduate program in Russian language and culture at the University of New Mexico, where students can prepare for jobs that require a specialized knowledge of Russia. She … Continue reading Faculty and students from the Russian program at UNM discuss how they are responding to current events in the classroom. Plus Gene Grant and The Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland looks at how uncertainty for international visitors is impacting groups in New Mexico that regularly welcome business leaders, artists, and experts from around the world. She sits down with representatives … Continue reading How uncertainty for international visitors is impacting groups in New Mexico, a look at the “soda tax,” and The Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at how individuals and programs are helping to reduce the dropout rate for Native American students across the country, including right here in New Mexico. She sat down recently … Continue reading A look at how tribal and state leaders are working to address the needs of Native American students in our schools, plus The Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, city officials and business owners weigh in on the controversial Albuquerque Rapid Transit project. Correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with two city leaders to talk about funding, support for businesses along the route, … Continue reading A conversation with city officials and local business owners along Central about A.R.T. construction
This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS looks at a problem that threatens to further strain New Mexico’s already overburdened criminal justice system. Correspondent Jeff Proctor sits down with two lawmakers to discuss the legal, financial and moral arguments in the … Continue reading A conversation with outgoing CEO of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Alex Romero, and a discussion about whether the state should release convicted felons who have already served 30 years in a lifetime sentence.