Legislative Rundown, The Line

1230 Tone of Legislature

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs interviews four members of the state’s Capitol press corps to run down the legislative session, talk about themes and trends and what lies ahead when lawmakers return next year.

Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists pick winners and losers from the past two months of lawmaking, as Democrats closed the books at the Roundhouse with the first session under a new governor. The Line also looks at New Mexico’s response to the influx of new immigrants, and critiques the “education moonshot” launched this legislative session.

Host: Gene Grant

Correspondent:  Matt Grubs, New Mexico in Focus producer

Studio Guests:
Marjorie Childress, deputy director, New Mexico in Depth
Hannah Colton, public health reporter, KUNM
Dan McKay, reporter, Albuquerque Journal
Andrew Oxford, reporter, Santa Fe New Mexican

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee

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