December 22, 2017 – This week Gene Grant and a special panel of local journalists begin our tradition of counting down the top stories of 2017. Coming in at tenth place, according to our producers and panelists, is the “veto showdown” between Governor Martinez and state lawmakers, which resulted in legal actions, lawsuits, and bad feelings all around.
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Matt Grubs, staff writer, Santa Fe Reporter
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial editor, The Santa Fe New Mexican