All posts by Ashley Rammelsberg

APD Backtracks on Crime Statistics | The Line

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December 6, 2019 – The Albuquerque Journal discovered some significant flaws in the mid-year crime statistics that APD and Mayor Tim Keller glowingly announced on July first. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at new numbers that show crime statistics have not decreased nearly as much as originally reported. 

Line Panelists: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Michael Barrio, executive director, Prosperity Works
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies and “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)  

For Further Reading, Watching: 

Video: City councilors press APD for answers over crime stat revisions – KOB 4

Mayor Keller, APD Release 2019 Mid-Year Crime Statistics – CABQ 

Rep. Haaland Named Co-chair of Sen. Warren’s Campaign | The Line

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December 6, 2019 – On the same day that U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland was in the NMiF studio for an in-depth interview, news reports announced that she had been named as co-chair of presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists examine the importance to New Mexico of Rep. Haaland, one of the first two Native American women ever elected to Congress, being in the national spotlight. 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Michael Barrio, executive director, Prosperity Works
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies and “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)  

Earlier Articles for Further Reading:

Haaland Applauds Warren as a ‘Sister in the Struggle’– Roll Call

Elizabeth Warren confronts her handling of Native American ancestry claims – Vox