This week, New Mexico in Focus takes a look at the issue of domestic violence and the role men can play in reducing it in their family or community. NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with three local leaders for … Continue reading The outcomes of the 2017 legislative session, the future of the A.R.T, and Gene Grant leads a discussion on domestic and community violence
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland takes us to the Roundhouse for the final week of the 2017 legislative session. This segment is part of the People, Power and Democracy Project, a collaborative multimedia project that … Continue reading The final week of the 2017 legislative session, Corrales residents opine about the immigration debate, and Humans of New Mexico aims to bring people together through storytelling.
This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus and our crew follow students from the Corrales International School, a charter school in Albuquerque, as they testify before the Senate Education Committee about a bill they wrote with Senator John … Continue reading Corrales International School students seek to change how students and teachers are assessed, plus Gene Grant and The Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with the head of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque to talk about the response to the recent wave of bomb threats at their center and other JCCs … Continue reading Bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers, the cost of addressing crime, the need for transparency in financing private prisons, the past and future of the Colorado River, The Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with two local experts to hear what education programs and strategies are showing the greatest promise to raise graduation rates and better prepare students for college, careers, and life … Continue reading Improving graduation rates and college prep, report cards on crime legislation, a look at the Access-O-Meter, plus The Line Panel
This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, correspondent Megan Kamerick asks local experts what the future looks like for Medicaid in New Mexico, as the state struggles with an ongoing budget crisis. Can New Mexico find enough money to fully … Continue reading The future of Medicaid in New Mexico, the health of New Mexico’s budget, plus Gene Grant and the Line Panel
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland reports from the Roundhouse on efforts to create an independent ethics commission and she speaks with the new Secretary of State about increasing transparency. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales, at the Roundhouse on American … Continue reading How the repeal of the ACA could effect New Mexico, reforming ethics to help the local economy, protecting water in Standing Rock and New Mexico, tribal leaders discuss priorities on American Indian Day, and a discussion about behavioral health funding.
This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS: producer Sarah Gustavus talks with community members who are directly affected by President Trump’s executive order on immigrants and refugees. They look at how the order is impacting families here in New Mexico … Continue reading Community members affected by President Trump’s executive order on immigrants and refugees, a look at New Mexico’s tax system (People, Power, & Democracy), KUNM reporter Ed Williams on our opioid epidemic, and The Line Panel
This week, we will sit down with Samuel LeDoux, a young Republican, and Danila Zidovsky, a young Democrat, to talk about what they learned about local and national politics by working with campaigns last year. They will also talk about what makes … Continue reading A discussion with young Republican Samuel LeDoux and young Democrat Danila Zidovsky about hope and political engagement.
This week on New Mexico in Focus, we continue our 2017 coverage for the People, Power and Democracy Project with a look at the first week of the 60-day legislative session. Gene Grant and the Line panelists take a deeper … Continue reading People, Power, & Democracy: the first week of the legislative session, The Line Panel analyzes the State of the State Address and the impact of the repeal of the ACA, UNM instructors discuss how they teach about topical issues.