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ABQ Considers Ban on Homeless Encampments

8.26.2022 – Gene and the panel explore possible solutions to what appears to be an impasse on homeless encampments in the city of Albuquerque. Two months after voting to allow homeless camps, city council is considering a permanent ban. The Line Panel discusses the rationale behind that reversal and considers where our leaders could go from here.  

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Opinion Panelists: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations 
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican 
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law 

For More Information: 

Martineztown Residents Push Back Against Planned Homeless Camp – KRQE 

Neighbors, Mayor Declare Truce Over Gibson Center: Homeless Shelter Ok’d – The Paper