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New Mexico Film Industry Incentives, the State Minimum Wage, & the Public Regulation Commission

February 8, 2013

After capping incentives to the film and television production industry, lawmakers may soon be calling…

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Spaceport America, Tax Reform, Medicaid, and Single-party Recording

February 4, 2013

This week on New Mexico in Focus, an in-depth conversation about the future of Spaceport…

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Spaceport America, S.Valley Killings & Gun Control, and Public Retirement Accounts

January 28, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, supporters of Spaceport America say they’ve struck a…

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The Legislative Session has begun, and Governor Susana Martinez’s State of the State address…

January 18, 2013

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the legislative session has begun. The Line opinion…

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U.S. Senator Tom Udall & Governor Susana Martinez on the upcoming legislative session in Santa Fe

January 11, 2013

With a new Congress assembling in Washington, D.C. and the upcoming legislative session in Santa…

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Education in New Mexico & Remembering Speaker of the House Ben Lujan

January 7, 2013

This week on New Mexico in Focus, an in-depth look at education in New Mexico.…

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Top 10 stories of 2012 & Solutions to Opiate Addiction in New Mexico…

December 21, 2012

This week, on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS – the countdown begins as our Line panelists…

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Solutions To Native American High School Dropout Rate, & Proposed Fix To Public Retirement Programs

December 12, 2012

Ep.623: This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS goes in-depth to examine solutions to the high…

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Investigation of APD By The U.S. DOJ, State-Run Health Care Exchange, & Maternity Leave For High School Students

December 12, 2012

Ep.622: NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is back after the holiday with a full slate of…

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Rio Rancho Voting Lines, THE DUST BOWL, & APS Dual-Language Learning Program

December 12, 2012

Ep.620: This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS looks back at Election Day voting problems and…

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Gov. Martinez’s election year political strategy, Author David Holtby, and Author Yann Martel

November 30, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS takes an in-depth look at what lawmakers face when…

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11/9/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 619

November 21, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS recaps some of the most surprising races and overarching…

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11/2/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 618

November 21, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS wraps up the campaign season with a close examination…

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10/26/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 617

November 21, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS continues an in-depth discussion of issues New Mexicans will…

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10/19/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 616

November 21, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS Continues In-Depth Comparisons Of Candidates For Federal Office. A…

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10/12/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 615

November 21, 2012

This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS’ one-on-one interviews continue with candidates for federal office. Representative…

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10/5/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 614

October 5, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Jeff Byrd, Republican candidate for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional…

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9/28/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 613

October 5, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, former congresswoman and current Republican candidate for the U.S.…

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National Efforts Fighting NM Wildfires, Primary Election Preview & Missing and Murdered Investigations in The Navajo Nation

May 26, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel dives into the key…

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NM’s Yazzie Martinez Draft Plan, Mapping Wildfires & Upending the West’s Water Narratives

May 19, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new…

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The Science of NM’s Extreme Winds, Wildfire Emergency & Coping with Climate Anxiety

May 12, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel takes on the issue…

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Reflecting on the Legacy of the Rio Grande Sun

May 5, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a reflection on a historic small-town paper, the…

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Wildfires Spreading, Attorney General’s Race & Public Lands Open to Oil and Gas Leases

April 28, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a wildfire state of emergency. Our Line Opinion…

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The Longest Season: An Our Land Wildfire Special

April 21, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, fire season has started early in our state.…

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Wildfire Danger, Latinx Voting Analysis & Early Election Preview

April 14, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Line Opinion Panel addresses the startling number…

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Assessing the Impact of Tax Rebate Checks, Recreational Cannabis Legalization & Spring Runoff Forecast

April 7, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our Line Opinion panelists assess the fast-moving special…

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Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal, Reconciling Climate Change Through Faith & Sustaining Journalism in New Mexico

March 31, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a look behind the push to make New…

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Special Session Announcement, Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales & New Mexico’s New State Engineer

March 24, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the state legislature is heading back to the…

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NM Governor Approves Historic Budget, Executive Action on Hydrogen & Weather Modification

March 17, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, a Russian-American living here in New Mexico is…

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NM Infrastructure Priorities, Controversial Child Welfare Bill & Transparency in State Government

March 10, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, our state is wrestling with how to spend…

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GOP Convention Fallout, Local Response to Ukraine

March 3, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Ukrainian Americans here in New Mexico are rallying…

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Mask Mandate Ends, PNM Warns of Potential Blackouts & Understanding the End of the Regular Session

February 24, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Albuquerque’s ban on plastic bags is facing some…

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Legislative Session Concludes & Albuquerque’s Indian Boarding School History

February 17, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the 2022 Legislative Session wraps up on Thursday,…

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Hydrogen Bill Stalls, Voting Proposal Changes & Staffing Crisis at MDC

February 10, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, the Governor’s agenda takes a hit in the…

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Anti-Crime Initiatives, the Scientific Realities of Hydrogen & Education Equity

February 3, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, behind-the-scenes perspective on some of the key legislation…

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Voting Reform Proposals, the Governor’s Push for Hydrogen & Tax Laws Explained

January 27, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we take a critical look at two major…

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