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The Line Reacts to Interview with Governor | The Line

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January 17, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel delve into the governor’s agenda and proposed budget to add their insights and informed opinions to the conversation. The group also gauges the mood at the Capitol as the Legislature arrives to another year with hundreds of millions of dollars in extra revenue, thanks to the oil boom in southeast New Mexico.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Kristelle Siarza, Siarza Social Digital

Additional Reading:

Governor puts education, cannabis, gun bills on legislative agenda – Santa Fe New Mexican Lujan Grisham sets agenda for Legislature – Albuquerque Journal

New Year’s Day Sees First Shooting Death | The Line

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January 10, 2020 – The new year arrived with a literal bang, as several high profile shootings portend a grim year for crime. Where are local leaders in solving the problem and how are we going to know if it’s getting better? The Line opinion panel, with NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs filling in this week for Gene Grant, looks at crime in Albuquerque and the rest of our state.

Line Panelists:
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

For More Information:
Albuquerque Police ID First Homicide Victims of 2020Albuquerque Journal

APD Investigating First Homicide of the New YearAlbuquerque Journal

Police Suspect HomicideSanta Fe Reporter

New Policies Affect Shootings by APDAlbuquerque Journal