Episodes

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs catches up with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. The freshman congresswoman has been outspoken on the need for greater investigation into missing and murdered Native women and speaks frankly about how … Continue reading Deb Haaland, MMIW, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we celebrate Joy Harjo, a groundbreaking poet and New Mexico treasure. An enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Oklahoma, Harjo went to school at the Institute of American Indian Arts in … Continue reading Joy Harjo, Teton Saltes, “¡Las Sandinistas!”, Our Land

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales travels to Jemez Pueblo to meet Tina Archuleta, who has made it her mission to decolonize Native diets. Archuleta founded Itality plant-based wellness to restore health and balance to pueblos … Continue reading Solving Food Deserts, State Redistricting, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Albuquerque Journal business reporter Kevin Robinson-Avila to discuss his in-depth series on The Energy Transition Act. The ETA, signed into law this year by Gov. Michelle Lujan … Continue reading Energy Transition Act, Indian Child Welfare Act, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus interviews Thomas Saenz, the national president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Saenz has been a key figure in the Martínez/Yazzie v. State of New Mexico lawsuit, the case that … Continue reading MALDEF President Thomas Saenz, Crime’s Effect On Youth, Our Land

This week on New Mexico in Focus: the struggle to shape and reshape Albuquerque’s neighborhoods. Just over a year ago, the city moved to a new way of planning and zoning, designed to cut down on the regulatory burden for … Continue reading Historic Neighborhoods Alliance Albuquerque, Upcoming Legislative Session

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a closer look at Albuquerque’s plan for a public campaign finance voucher system, termed “Democracy Dollars.” Advocates say it’s a way to counteract the influence of money from a few wealthy donors who … Continue reading “Democracy Dollars,” SAT Test to Replace the PARCC, UNM Unionization

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller for an in-depth discussion on the eleven bonds and the quarter-cent gross receipts tax that will be on this November’s ballot, along with … Continue reading UNM Crime Report, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus: The state’s first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day is right around the corner on Monday, October 13. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with three Native artists and activists about how they plan to celebrate, what … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Our Land: Jet Fuel Pollution, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus digs into how Americans perceive the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with UNM Political Science Professor Jessica Feezell to talk about the political messaging surrounding impeachment, as well as … Continue reading Trump’s Impeachment, Governor’s Emission Plan, The Line