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6/22/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 552

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the blowup over state government transparency continues, as Governor Susana Martinez moves to limit communication over email to only official state email addresses. The Line talks about the decision and its impact on the governor’s public image.

The opinion panel also examines the political implications of President Obama’s newly formed immigration policy.

With new wildfires popping up almost daily, State Forester Tony Delfin and Bob Leaverton of the U.S. Forest Service Southwestern Region sit down to talk about forest management and how agencies work together to both fight fires and to prevent them.

NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS’ Artisodes series continues with a closer look at new work by acclaimed filmmaker Godfrey Reggio.

The Line awaits a Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act as they go “on the clock” with the week’s headlines.

GUESTS:
Tony Delfin, New Mexico State Forester
Bob Leaverton, Fire and Aviation Management Director, U.S. Forest Service, Southwest Region

THE LINE Guest Panelists:
Jamie Estrada, Former U.S. Commerce Department Official
John Wertheim, Former New Mexico Democratic Party Chairman

THE LINE Panelists:
Dan Foley, Former New Mexico House Republican Whip
Sophie Martin, Editor in Chief, New Mexico Law Review

Host/Commentator:
Gene Grant

The Producers of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS are Matt Grubs and Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation.
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