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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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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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COVID-19 in Rural New Mexico, Telehealth Strategies & Senator Tom Udall

April 22, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with Drs. Sanjeev Arora…

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COVID-19 in Southern NM, Wildlife Policy, The Line

April 16, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Laura Paskus continues with her series of…

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Houselessness During an Outbreak, Our Land, COVID-19 Across New Mexico

April 9, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with officials from the…

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How New Mexico’s Tackling COVID-19, Anticipating Domestic Violence, Relaxing the EPA

April 1, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Dr. David…

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COVID-19 Workforce Issues, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez & New PFAS Contamination

March 25, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Secretary Bill…

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Social Distancing, 2020 Census, The Line

March 18, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with two psychiatrists…

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Taxes, Our Land, Coronavirus

March 11, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, tax season is upon us. Correspondent Megan Kamerick…

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Coronavirus, Super Tuesday, The Line

March 4, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs sits down with an…

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Ethics Commission, Homelessness, The Line

February 26, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs sits down with the…

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State Spending, Our Land, The Line

February 19, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland travels to the Roundhouse to…

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NM Environment Dept., American Indian Day, The Line

February 13, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, “Our Land” correspondent Laura Paskus follows up on…

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State Ethics Commission, West Mesa Murders, The Line

February 7, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland is back at the Roundhouse…

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Sports Gambling, Push for Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Order Law, The Line Reacts to Nuisance Businesses

January 30, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at sports gambling, with…

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Aerial view of the Santa Fe Roundhouse.

2020 Legislative Session Kick-Off, Responsible Budgeting & Open Government, The Line Reacts to the Governor’s State of the State Address

January 27, 2020

This week, New Mexico in Focus takes a close look at topics important to the…

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Michelle Lujan Grisham and Matt Grubs discuss with each other in the NMIF studio.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Capitol Press Corps Legislative Preview, The Line

January 21, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a preview of the upcoming legislative session.…

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New Mexico’s Oil Boom in the Permian Basin, Our Land, The Line

January 8, 2020

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a look at how New Mexico’s oil…

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Top Stories of 2019 #5-1, Tierra Amarilla, The Line

December 30, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we continue our annual countdown of the top…

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Top Stories of 2019 #10-6, ABQ International District “Pop-up Park”, The Line

December 23, 2019

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we begin our annual countdown of the top…

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