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April 28, 2017 – Reporter Phaedra Haywood from the Santa Fe New Mexican recently highlighted the challenges some New Mexicans are facing as they attempt to renew their driver’s license.  Getting Real ID-compliant license can be a paper chase This … Continue reading The Line: Elderly New Mexicans Struggle To Renew Licenses

April 28, 2017 – The Albuquerque Journal examined economic development after the Great Recession this week: NM’s economy veers off track  Unemployment in New Mexico is now the highest in the nation. Is it possible to turn around current trends … Continue reading The Line: New Mexico’s Uncertain Economic Future

April 28, 2017 – This week host Gene Grant and our Line opinion panelists talk about the latest news in the battle over the state budget. Governor Susana Martinez vetoed funding for higher education and the legislature after this year’s … Continue reading The Line: Uncertainty In Higher Ed Without Guaranteed State Funding

April 21, 2017 – President Trump’s proposed budget does not include funding to continue Amtrak service in many parts of the country, including New Mexico. Trains are still an affordable way for many families to travel long distances. Should the … Continue reading The Line: The Future Of Amtrak In The West

April 21, 2017 – A group of state lawmakers voted last week to direct legislative staff to prepare to sue Governor Susana Martinez over some vetoes during and after this year’s 60-day session. The governor vetoed all funding for higher … Continue reading The Line: Lawmakers Prepare To Sue The Governor

April 21, 2017 – Schools and universities across New Mexico are facing tough budget decisions this year. Officials with the Santa Fe Public Schools are considering shutting down two elementary schools. The future of sports and athletics is on the … Continue reading The Line: Community Reactions To Potential Athletics Cuts

April 14, 2017 – The city of Albuquerque fell victim to a scam that caused $420,000 in taxpayer dollars to go to a fake construction contractor.  KOB Eyewitness News 4 reported that they had warned the city of a similar … Continue reading The Line: City Of Albuquerque Targeted In Scam

April 14, 2017 – A bill passed in this year’s legislative session is getting national, and international, attention. The Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act outlaws practices that single out students who have debt in the school cafeteria, like requiring … Continue reading The Line: State Outlaws “Lunch Shaming” In New Mexico Schools

April 14, 2017 – Governor Susana Martinez vetoed more than half of the bills passed in this year’s 60-day legislative session. The governor also vetoed all funding for higher education and the legislative branch in the state budget. She is … Continue reading The Line: Governor’s Vetoes Lead To New Debate Over State Budget

April 7, 2017 – Governor Martinez announced this week that the Public Education Department will make changes to the state’s controversial teacher evaluation system. Teachers will now be allowed to take six sick days before being penalized in their evaluations. … Continue reading The Line: Martinez Administration Announces Changes In Teacher Evaluations

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