Episodes

New Mexico in Focus, Episode 553 for air beginning June 29th, 2012 Host: Gene Grant Guest: Lee Reynis, Director, UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research Line Guest: Alexa Schirtzinger, Editor, Santa Fe Reporter Line Panelists: Dan Foley, Former New Mexico House Republican Whip … Continue reading 6/29/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 553

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, The Line opinion panel continues its in-depth look at state legislative primaries. The House of Representatives will be under the microscope, as redistricting and a razor-thin Democratic majority promise a tough electoral season. … Continue reading 5/26/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 548

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the blowup over state government transparency continues, as Governor Susana Martinez moves to limit communication over email to only official state email addresses. The Line talks about the decision and its impact on … Continue reading 6/22/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 552

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, newly minted University of New Mexico President Robert Frank is in-studio to talk with host Gene Grant about his plans for UNM. The pair discuss the university’s academic future, its athletic programs and … Continue reading 6/15/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 551

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the spotlight is on the results of the state’s Republican and Democratic primaries. The Line opinion panel looks at upsets and surprises in the all of the major races, as well as the … Continue reading 6/8/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 550

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, just days remain before the state’s Republican and Democratic primaries. All 112 state lawmakers are up for reelection. For some, Tuesday, June 5th represents the only race that matters as Democrats battle Democrats … Continue reading 6/1/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 549

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, veteran newsman Sam Donaldson sits down to assess the state of political journalism. First setting up camp in Washington, D.C. in 1961, Donaldson spent the next 50 years covering wars and White Houses, … Continue reading 5/18/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 547

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, political psychologist and women’s issues expert Martha Burk joins The Line opinion panel. The “gang of four” will talk about New Mexico’s slide away from swing state status as the Land of Enchantment … Continue reading 5/11/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 546

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Albuquerque’s mayor and chief of police sit down to talk about the city’s reaction to a string of shootings by police that began in 2010. Both the chief and mayor have been scrutinized … Continue reading 5/4/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 545

New Mexico in Focus Audio from Episode 543, April 20. Gene Grant hosts a special EARTH DAY program dedicated entirely to Ecological issues. GUESTS: John Bemis, Secretary of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Dept. & Ray Powell, New Mexico Land … Continue reading 4/20/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 543