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Women’s Issues in the 2023 Legislative Session | In Focus / Your NM Government

Gene Grant sits down with Martha Burk, political psychologist, author and host of the podcast,…

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Updating the Response to the Yazzie Martinez Ruling

02.10.23 – NMiF Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with Thomas Saenz, the president and general…

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Industry Insider Reacts to ‘Rust’ Manslaughter Charges

02.03.23 – Gene Maddaus, senior media reporter for Variety, and Gene Grant discuss the recent…

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Border Bodies: Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands

01.13.2023 – New Mexico in Focus correspondent Russell Contreras speaks with UNM Professor and Author…

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Mayor Tim Keller Pt. 2: Homelessness & Safe Outdoor Spaces

01.06.23- Gene Grant continues his interview with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and asks about the…

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Mayor Tim Keller Pt. 1: Solving Albuquerque’s Housing Crisis

01.06.23- In an exclusive interview with New Mexico in Focus, Gene Grant speaks with Albuquerque…

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Understanding Political Polarization and Gridlock on Capitol Hill

12.15.22 – Former U.S. Senator sits down with Senior Producer Lou DiVizio to talk about…

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Modernizing the State Legislature

12.09.22 – Gene Grant catches up with Mario Jimenez from Common Cause New Mexico to…

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Understanding and Preventing Domestic Violence

12.02.22 – Senior producer Lou DiVizio speaks with a former family court judge and a…

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First Native American Woman in Space

11.25.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with astronaut Nicole Mann before she launched on her…

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Missing in New Mexico Day.

Tackling the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

11.25.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs…

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Miss Indian New Mexico 2022

11.25.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales catches up with the newly crowned Miss Indian New Mexico.…

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Assessing New Mexico’s Rental Market

11.18.22 – Gene dives into the debate surrounding the New Mexico rental market in a…

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Candidate Conversations: Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez

10.21.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales begins NMiF’s series of Candidate Conversations ahead of the 2022…

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Navajo Nation President candidate Dr. Buu Nygren.

Candidate Conversations: Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Dr. Buu Nygren

10.21.2022 –Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with the challenger for Navajo Nation President, Dr. Buu Nygren.…

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Incentivizing Bipartisan Collaboration in Government

10.14.22 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio talks to representatives from two organizations who are part of…

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Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

10.14.22 –Two New Mexico residents who’ve dedicated their careers to preventing domestic violence share their…

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Redistricting Report Reveals Public Desire for Independent Commission

10.07.22– New Mexico in Focus Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with the co-author of a…

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Revitalizing Civic Plaza

August 7, 2015 – There’s a lot happening right now on Civic Plaza, including weekly a…

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Mark Lautman – The Jobs New Mexico Needs Now

July 31, 2015 – Economic recovery following the Great Recession has been slow in New Mexico.…

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Outgoing Publisher Reflects on Changes in Media and Business Trends

July 31, 2015 – Albuquerque Business First publisher Ian Anderson is leaving New Mexico. Anderson…

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Should Fracking Continue in New Mexico?

Communities across the country are debating whether hydraulic fracturing, which is commonly known as fracking,…

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Community Groups Object to Proposed SNAP Work Requirement

The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) has proposed a new work requirement for people seeking…

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Promoting Equal pay in Albuquerque

National research shows that women, on average, make 77 cents for every dollar earned by…

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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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