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August 17, 2017 – Albuquerque and Santa Fe were among the cities holding rallies this week in protest against racism and hatred, in light of the violence that erupted recently in Charlottesville, Virginia. How does one fight hatred? Should those … Continue reading The Line: Local Response To Hate Groups

August 17, 2017 – In late spring, New Mexico’s Legislative Council filed a lawsuit, arguing that 10 bills Governor Martinez vetoed during the 2017 legislative session should become law, saying that the governor did not follow proper veto procedures.   Last … Continue reading The Line: Judge Overturns Ten Vetoes

August 17, 2017 – New Mexico’s Public Education Department and Governor Susana Martinez are applauding the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to approve the state’s plan for adopting education reform standards under the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA.  The … Continue reading The Line: Feds Approve New Mexico’s Education Plan

August 11, 2017 – The Albuquerque Journal recently reported on the different approaches that local law enforcement agencies are taking when they identify minors selling sex: Prostitutes: APD cuffs them, BCSO unit helps them Host Gene Grant and this week’s … Continue reading The Line: Law Enforcement Has Different Approaches In Addressing Sex Work

August 11, 2017 – Opiate addiction is a top issue for many states and an ongoing concern in New Mexico. What are the current needs and how much would it take to fully fund the needed treatment options in local … Continue reading The Line: Opiate Addiction Treatment Continued Concern In New Mexico

August 11, 2017 – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter to the city of Albuquerque that created confusion for both city leaders and community members. The city is potentially in line to receive additional federal funds to combat … Continue reading The Line: Confusion From Washington On Albuquerque Immigration Enforcement Policies

August 4, 2017 – The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County have teamed up on a new project called SCAN, which stands for the Security Camera Analytical Network. The goal is to create a large security-camera map, by getting businesses … Continue reading The Line: Bernalillo County’s Security Camera Analytical Network

August 4, 2017 – The secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, Ryan Zinke, was in New Mexico recently to look at the state’s two newest national monuments that are under review.  He also explored the Sabinoso Wilderness with Senators … Continue reading The Line: Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

August 4, 2017 – The Line panel has been looking at New Mexico’s higher education system, and two weeks ago addressed the question of whether our state has too many public institutions of higher learning to be sustainable.  The problem, … Continue reading The Line: Better Management for New Mexico’s Higher Ed System

July 28, 2017 – Many Albuquerque residents have expressed growing concern over the high crime rate. Theft, robbery and other violent crimes often lead local newscasts.  Can anything be done to turn things around and reduce crime in neighborhoods across … Continue reading The Line: Crime Rate in Albuquerque

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