Episodes

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland travels to the Roundhouse to get a feel for how lawmakers think the session went. The focus in the last days of the session is on money, and how much … Continue reading State Spending, Our Land, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, “Our Land” correspondent Laura Paskus follows up on a story she broke last weekend. She talks to leaders at the New Mexico Environment Department about the low levels of PFAS toxic chemicals that … Continue reading NM Environment Dept., American Indian Day, The Line

UPDATE: State Grapples With Nonexistent PFAS Limits As Utility Says Positive Tests Date To 2019 By Laura Paskus New tests by Clovis’ water utility show toxic chemicals associated with groundwater contamination from Cannon Air Force Base have been found in … Continue reading Clovis city water tests find toxic ‘forever chemicals’ linked to Cannon Air Force Base

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland is back at the Roundhouse to talk to lawmakers about fair representation and the funding woes of the state’s new Ethics Commission. The budget debated in the House this week … Continue reading State Ethics Commission, West Mesa Murders, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at sports gambling, with a focus on Isleta Resort and Casino. A 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision opened the door for previously banned commercial sports betting, and a number … Continue reading Sports Gambling, Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Order Law Progresses, The Line Reacts to Nuisance Businesses

 This week, New Mexico in Focus takes a close look at topics important to the state now that the 2020 legislative session has begun. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel watched the governor’s State of the State address … Continue reading 2020 Legislative Session Kick-Off, Responsible Budgeting & Open Government, The Line Reacts to the Governor’s State of the State Address

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a preview of the upcoming legislative session. Lawmakers are already at work in the Roundhouse, and the full Legislature returns Tuesday, Jan. 21, to begin the 30-day session. Ahead of the State … Continue reading Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Capitol Press Corps Legislative Preview, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a look at how New Mexico’s oil boom in the Permian Basin is altering life for many in the southeast corner of the state. With people flocking to the area for jobs, … Continue reading New Mexico’s Oil Boom in the Permian Basin, Our Land, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we continue our annual countdown of the top stories of the year, with a special Line opinion panel of all journalists. Our look back at 2019 wraps up with topics such as the … Continue reading Top Stories of 2019 #5-1, Tierra Amarilla, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we begin our annual countdown of the top stories of the year, with a special Line opinion panel of all journalists. Our look back at 2019 kicks off with topics ranging from President … Continue reading Top Stories of 2019 #10-6, ABQ International District “Pop-up Park”, The Line