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The Line: New Mayor Of Albuquerque

NMiF: Tim Keller logo

November 17, 2017 – Tim Keller will be the next mayor of Albuquerque. Keller defeated Dan Lewis in a runoff election this week. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists discuss spending in the campaign, what the election says about the current political climate and what might be ahead for the new administration.

Line Panelists
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator
Harry Van Buren, professor in UNM Anderson School of Management

The Line: APD Chief Gorden Eden Announces Retirement

NMiF: Chief Gordon Eden announces retirement

November 10, 2017 – Albuquerque police Chief Gorden Eden announced last weekend that he will retire on Dec. 1. During his time as the head of APD, the U.S. Department of Justice signed a consent decree with the city to address excessive use of force by officers in the department. The future of the police chief was a key issue in this year’s mayoral race. This week host Gene Grant and NMiF Line opinion panelists discuss the legacy of Chief Eden and future of APD.

Line Panelists:
Mark Boitano, former NM state senator
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP