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June 23, 2017 – The heat wave in the Southwest this week is one of the top topics that people are talking about – both online and in homes and businesses across New Mexico. Should the high temperatures be taken … Continue reading The Line: The Current Heat Wave & Preparing For A “New Normal”

June 23, 2017 – A lot is changing right now in downtown Albuquerque. Local news outlets reported this week that drivers are parking in new dedicated bike lanes. Should the city be doing more to communicate changes in parking? Host … Continue reading The Line: Confusion On The Roads In Downtown Albuquerque

June 23, 2017 – A trial is currently underway in Santa Fe for a lawsuit that alleges the state has not met its constitutional obligation to provide equal access to education for all students. Two lawsuits filed by the Mexican … Continue reading The Line: Education Lawsuit Underway In Santa Fe

June 2, 2017 – New Mexico has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, despite an Albuquerque Journal report this week that found thousands of companies that are reportedly struggling to fill local jobs. Host Gene Grant and our Line … Continue reading The Line: Businesses Report Challenges Filling Open Jobs

June 2, 2017 – Milo Yiannopoulos brought his controversial college speaking tour to UNM earlier this year and KUNM reported this week that security for the event cost at least eighty-one thousand dollars. This week Gene Grant and our panel … Continue reading The Line: Security for Milo Yiannopoulos Speech Cost $81k

June 2, 2017 – The special legislative session wrapped up earlier this week with a budget deal that leaves less than 1% in the state’s reserves. Funding for higher education was restored but the economic future of the state still … Continue reading The Line: Special Session Wraps Up, What’s Next?

May 26, 2017 – The Albuquerque Police Department announced recently that officers will be directed to issue citations for some misdemeanor offenses instead of arresting people. The change came after an agreement in a decades-old lawsuit. Host Gene Grant and … Continue reading The Line: APD Officers Will Issue Citations In Some Cases, Instead Of Arrests

May 26, 2017 – Local media continued to follow up on details this week on spending by the UNM athletics department on a trip to Scotland for staff and major donors. KRQE’s Larry Barker reported that the trip cost much … Continue reading The Line: Management Of UNM Athletics Department

May 26, 2017 – Lawmakers were in Santa Fe this week for a special legislative session. Governor Martinez called on the legislature to re-visit the state budget and consider a tax reform package. This week host Gene Grant and our … Continue reading The Line: How We Got To A Special Session This Year

May 19, 2017 – Politicos in New Mexico are already talking about the 2018 governor’s race. Current Governor Susana Martinez is term-limited.  Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) announced she will run next year. Other announced democratic candidates include Jeff Apodaca … Continue reading The Line: The 2018 Race For Governor

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