2.25.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to end the statewide indoor mask mandate. State Health Secretary Dr. David Scrase cites a significant drop in cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. Panelists try to understand the rationale and discuss the burden school districts must now carry.
Host: Gene Grant
Line Opinion Panelists:
Tom Garrity, Garrity Group public relations
Cathryn McGill, founder and director, NM Black Leadership Council
TJ Trout, radio host, KKOB
For More Information:
New Mexico Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted – Governor’s Office
NM DOH Public Health Order – NM Department of Health
This segment is part of our Your New Mexico Government project, a collaboration between KUNM radio and New Mexico PBS. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.