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2024 Primary Results; Sen. Ben Ray Luján on RECA

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we break down this week’s primary elections with Dr. Timothy Krebs, chair of UNM’s Political Science Department. Senior Producer Lou DiVizio asks Krebs to consider why two high-profile district attorney races went well for the incumbents, and whether big wins for progressive Democrats will shape the governor’s approach to her policy agenda. 

Source New Mexico reporter Danielle Prokop asks U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., about his efforts to expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to cover New Mexico.  

The Paper.’s Andy Lyman interviews documentarian Doug Fine about his film, “American Hemp Farmer,” and asks why New Mexico is uniquely positioned to benefit hemp farmers. 

Host: Lou DiVizio 


NM Primary 2024 Election Results 
Correspondent: Lou DiVizio 
Guest: Dr. Timothy Krebs, Chair, UNM Department of Political Science 

Sen. Ben Ray Luján on Expanding RECA 
Correspondent: Danielle Prokop 
Guest: Sen. Ben Ray Luján, D-NM 

Tularosa Downwinders Try Again 
Correspondent: Russell Contreras 
Guest: Tina Cordova, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium 

The Benefits of Hemp & Hemp Farming in New Mexico 
Correspondent: Andy Lyman 
Guest: Doug Fine, Filmmaker