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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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New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham giving her 2022 State of the State Address.

State of the State Address: Analyzing Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Proposed Investments & New Mexico’s 2022 Outlook

January 20, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Gene and the Line Opinion Panel dig into…

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Budget

2022 Budget Proposals, Hospitals Warn of Longer Waits & Faith and Climate Change

January 14, 2022

This week on New Mexico in Focus, state leaders share their 2022 budget plans ahead…

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9/14/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 611

September 18, 2012

This week on New Mexico in Focus: state politics, economic development and women’s issues. The…

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2012-09-14 | Episode 611 – All Things Politics (& Mountain Biking)

September 14, 2012

It seems like our political news turned a corner this week. The Albuquerque Journal poll…

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2012-09-07 | The DNC, Bill Richardson, Martha Burk, John Nichols

September 7, 2012

In a quick two weeks, the political conventions are behind us and candidates for offices…

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8/3/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 605

August 7, 2012

As triple-digit temperatures roll into the state this week and the monsoon pattern – at least…

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7/27/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 604

July 31, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, The Line panel zeroes in on New Mexico’s economy.…

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7/20/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 603

July 20, 2012

Correspondent: Matt Grubs, New Mexico in Focus Producer Guest: Hector Balderas, New Mexico State Auditor Line…

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7/13/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 602

July 16, 2012

The economy is front and center on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS this week, as The Line…

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7/6/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 601

July 6, 2012

**Please Note: There is no THE LINE Opinion Panel this week.** We’ve had fires, drought, and…

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6/29/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 553

July 6, 2012

New Mexico in Focus, Episode 553 for air beginning June 29th, 2012 Host: Gene Grant Guest: Lee…

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5/26/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 548

June 26, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, The Line opinion panel continues its in-depth look…

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6/22/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 552

June 22, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the blowup over state government transparency continues, as…

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6/15/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 551

June 15, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, newly minted University of New Mexico President Robert…

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6/8/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 550

June 13, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, the spotlight is on the results of the…

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6/1/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 549

June 13, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, just days remain before the state’s Republican and…

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5/18/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 547

June 13, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, veteran newsman Sam Donaldson sits down to assess…

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5/11/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 546

May 11, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, political psychologist and women’s issues expert Martha Burk…

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5/4/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 545

May 4, 2012

This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Albuquerque’s mayor and chief of police sit down…

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4/20/12 New Mexico in Focus Audio: Episode 543

April 23, 2012

New Mexico in Focus Audio from Episode 543, April 20. Gene Grant hosts a special…

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