February 23, 2018 – The legislative session that ended last week marked the final session before a new governor takes the reins next year. Was that why the session was uncharacteristically quiet? Or did a budget surplus lead to real bipartisanship? Gene Grant and the Line panelists debate the tone of the session, look at bills that passed and failed, and predict what Governor Martinez will be remembered for most.
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
For further reading:
Lawmakers expect veto pen will be little used – by Dan McKay, Albuquerque Journal
Sine die: Bipartisanship was buzzword but not everything was kumbaya – by Trip Jennings and Danielle Prokop, New Mexico In Depth