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Gov. Lujan Grisham’s Abortion Action, Middle Rio Grande Water Outlook & Chavez County Police Shooting Lawsuit

On this episode of New Mexico in Focus the podcast, host Lou DiVizio shares new action from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on abortion access. The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent developments in Otero County where commissioners have voted to certify its primary election results. That’s after a lawsuit from the Secretary of State, and an order from the State Supreme Court. 

In an interview from early June, Jason Casuga, CEO and chief engineer of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, speaks with Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus about the impact of monsoon rains will have on the persistent drought in our area.

Plus, the Line Opinion Panelists review a Chaves County lawsuit over a police shooting, as the Attorney General probes another officer-involved incident in the same county.

Host: Lou DiVizio

Line Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations
Andy Lyman, NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez, attorney

Guest: Jason M. Casuga, CEO/chief engineer, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

For More Information: 

Cowboys For Trump Founder Sentenced to 14 Days – Reuters

Otero County Votes 2-1 to Approve Primary Results – Source NM

Building Anger in Rural New Mexico Erupts in Election Crisis – Associated Press

A.G. to Probe Chaves County Deadly Deputy-Involved Shooting – Associated Press

Suits Alleges Misconduct, Lack of Training by Chaves County Deputies – Albuquerque Journal

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District