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State of the State Pt. 4: Unity & Optimism

January 21, 2022: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham explains her mindset for 2022 and reaches across…

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State of the State Pt. 3: Healthcare Access

January 21, 2022: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham digs in on her plan to bring a…

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State of the State Pt. 2: Public Safety

January 21, 2022: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham hardens her stance on fighting crime, calling for…

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State of the State Pt. 1: Thinking Big on State Spending

January 21, 2022: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham lays out her spending priorities for the upcoming…

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Inside the Roundhouse

January 14, 2022 –Gene Grant catches up with former State Rep. Alonzo Baldonado after his…

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Budget

Legislative Session Preview

January 14, 2022 – Political correspondent Gwyneth Doland previews the upcoming legislative session with Senate…

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Food Insecurity Innovation

December 24, 2021 – Food insecurity is a yearlong problem here in New Mexico, but…

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Representation in Redistricting

December 17, 2021 – Correspondent Gwenyth Doland updates the tension over redistricting in a conversation…

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Author Sam Quinones

December 10, 2021 – Author Sam Quinones explores the increasingly deadly drug problem in the…

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Exploring the Potentially Historic Merger Between PNM & Avangrid

December 3, 2021 – Environment Reporter Laura Paskus sits down with executives involved in a…

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Recognizing Native Contributions

November 26, 2021 – November is a month dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Native…

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Reservation Dogs Music Composer Mato Wayuhi

November 26, 2021 – It was one of the stand-out shows of 2021. Reservation Dogs…

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Department of Education on Social Studies Standards

November 19, 2021 –Host Gene Grantspeaks with Jaqueline Costales of the Public Education Department about…

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Communities of Interest Respond to Proposed Redistricting Maps

October 22, 2021 –The Citizen Redistricting Committee has wrapped up its work and the focus…

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Pretrial Detention

October 15, 2021 – NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs talks about New Mexico’s pretrial detention…

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Dede Feldman: Examining A Life in Politics

October 1, 2021 – Former state senator and lifetime activist Dede Feldman gets personal in her…

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Quannah Chasinghorse

September 24, 2021 –Quannah Chasinghorse is having a moment. The Native model (Hän Gwich’in, Sicangu/Oglala Lakota)…

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What’s Next After the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling?

Amber Royster from Equality New Mexico sat down this week with producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about the…

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Some Parents say Childcare Assistance is Difficult to Access

This week correspondent Megan Kamerick speaks with two mothers about the challenges they faced when…

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Encore: Holly Holm Talks About Her Fighting Career

Boxer and MMA fighter Holly Holm, who grew up in Albuquerque, is now a top…

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Encore: Cartoonist Stephan Pastis

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of “Pearls Before Swine,” spoke with Megan Kamerick last year about…

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Encore: Local Journalists Cover Legacy of Bombings in Laos

It’s been 40 years since the US government withdrew all American troops in Vietnam. Do you know…

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Encore: Hank Shaw Proposes Hunting and Foraging Traditions

Many people want a better connect to the source of their food. Would you be…

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Local Reaction to Church Shooting In Charleston

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with Reverend John D.…

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Repairing New Mexico’s Roads and Highways

A national report released last month on the conditions of roads and highways around the…

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Mentor 2.0 – Freshman Year Through Graduation

According to the New Mexico Public Education Department, the current high school graduation rate in…

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What’s on Your Plate?

Chef and author Dan Barber says if you care about local farms and the farm…

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Santa Clara Pueblo Prepares For Flooding

This week, we get an update from Santa Clara Pueblo officials about the latest efforts to…

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Addressing Suicide Among Female Veterans

This week, the LA Times covered a new report on the suicide rate among female…

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LGBTQ Youth

June is National LGBTQ Pride month. This year’s Albuquerque Pride parade will take place on June…

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David Gutzler on New Mexico Water

Last month, rain across New Mexico pulled many parts of the state out of severe…

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Alexander Heffner on Millennial Civic Engagement

Alexander Heffner from PBS’s THE OPEN MIND sits down with correspondent Gwyneth Doland to talk…

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The Cost of Energy

The state Public Regulation Commission (PRC) recently rejected PNM’s request for a rate hike and…

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Albuquerque Folk Festival

The Albuquerque Folk Festival will take place on June 6. This week, we invited two…

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Nancy Hollander

Gwyneth Doland speaks with Nancy Hollander, a local attorney who represents Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Her…

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