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Final Legislative Action from the 2021 Session

April 16, 2021 – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham had until April 9 to sign or veto legislation passed during the 2021 regular and special sessions. The Line opinion panel looks at the governor’s final decisions and examines whether Zoom access to committee meetings is here to stay – and what tradeoffs are inherent in adopting more technology. 

Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR  
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council  
Laura Sanchez, attorney 

For More Information: 
Gov Signs Two Health-Related Bills That Advance Equity, Say Advocates NM Political Report 
Governor Enacts State Budget Office of the Governor 
Governor Issues 17 Vetoes on Deadline Day – Albuquerque Journal 
New Mexico can ‘finally exhale’ – Albuquerque Journal 
New Mexico House Speaker Brian Egolf Says Zoom Committee Hearings Here to Stay – Las Cruces Sun-News 


This segment is part of our #YourNMGov project, in collaboration with KUNM radio. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.