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The Road to Tax Reform

February 19, 2021 – Two state lawmakers talk about a pair of tax reform bills…

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The Economics of Energy & the Biden Administration

February 19, 2021 – New Mexico in Focus continues its coverage of how the Biden…

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Rethinking Redistricting

February 12, 2021 – Is it time for New Mexico to change the way it…

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The Biden Climate Plan and New Mexico’s Oil and Gas

February 5, 2021 – Climate change is an important issue for New Mexico. But so…

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The Ethics of Vaccination Plans

February 5, 2021 – New Mexico continues to vaccinate its population at a 92 percent…

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Navajo Nation First Lady on MMIW

February 5, 2021 – New Mexico’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives Task Force…

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Fighting COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation

January 15, 2021 – The Navajo Nation is one of the largest tribes in the…

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Biographer Caroline Fraser

January 1, 2021 – For millions of Americans, the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder were…

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Reimagining Shakespeare in 2020

December 25, 2020 – Shakespeare has been dead for more than 400 years, but to…

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What Caused September’s Migratory Bird Deaths?

December 18, 2020 – In September, thousands of birds passing through New Mexico died during…

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Mental Health During COVID-19

December 11, 2020 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick looks at dealing with mental health challenges during…

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Rep. Deb Haaland on the Importance of Native Input

December 11, 2020 – U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland talks with correspondent Laura Paskus about the…

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U.S. Senator Tom Udall

December 4, 2020 – Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998 and to…

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Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Reading: First Morning (For Shan)

November 27, 2020 – Joy Harjo is the nation’s first ever native American Poet Laureate.…

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Joy Harjo: The Fight

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Reading: The Fight

November 27, 2020 – Joy Harjo is the nation’s first ever native American Poet Laureate.…

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Joy Harjo: Indian School Night Song Blues

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Reading: Indian School Night Song Blues

November 27, 2020 – Joy Harjo is only the second person to be appointed to…

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Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Reading: For Those Who Would Govern

November 27, 2020 – National Poet Laureate Joy Harjo discusses and reads her poem “For…

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New Wrinkles in Store for Redistricting Special Legislative Session

December 3, 2021 –A preview of the upcoming special session for the New Mexico Legislature.…

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PFAS Developments Could Have Big Impacts in New Mexico

November 26, 2021 –Environment Correspondent Laura Paskus talks to New Mexico Environment Department Secretary James…

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The Public Sounds Off on Social Studies Standards

November 19, 2021 – Highlights from the hours-long public forum on the proposed changes to…

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Google Doodle Honors Zuni Artist We:wa

November 5, 2021 – Native culture was in the international spotlight this week when Google…

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Mayor Keller on Lessons Learned in 2021 Campaign

November 5, 2021 –Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and First Lady Elizabeth Kistin chat with Gene…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium Opinions

October 29, 2021 –Albuquerque City Council President Cynthia Borrego explains the decision for voters included…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium: Changing Opinions

October 29, 2021 –Albuquerque City Councilor Brook Bassan explains her evolving perspective on the stadium…

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Downtown ABQ Stadium Measure Opposition

October 29, 2021 – An activist opposed to the Albuquerque stadium bond proposal shares why…

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In Favor of the Downtown Albuquerque Stadium Measure

October 29, 2021 –A supporter of the Albuquerque stadium bond proposal shares why she thinks…

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IATSE Strike Looms

October 15, 2021 – With the IATSE strike deadline of Monday threatening to shut down…

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MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Monica Muñoz Martinez

October 1, 2021 – Correspondent Russell Contreras (also the race and justice reporter for Axios) speaks with recent…

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Ballooning Community Safety Concerns

October 1, 2021 – With Balloon Fiesta just around the corner, this is the time of…

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Advising Cannabis Regulators

September 17, 2021 – Growing Forward podcast co-hosts Megan Kamerick and Andy Lyman talk to…

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New Mexico’s Refugee Resettlement Program

September 10, 2021 – As thousands of Afghan refugees arrive at New Mexico military bases,…

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Tularosa Downwinders Try Again

September 10, 2021 – The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium has been trying for years to…

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Balancing Renewable Energy with Local Impacts

August 20, 2021 – Plans for the SunZia Transmission Project have been in the works…

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Gun Violence and Children (previously aired interview)

August 20, 2021 – Gun violence was on the minds of New Mexicans in 2016. Sadly,…

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Virgin Galactic Transparency Concerns

August 13, 2021 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick checks in with Albuquerque Journal staff writer Kevin…

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