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NM Senator Accused of Harassment & Culture in the Roundhouse

3.25.2022 – More women have come forward, accusing New Mexico State Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto of sexual harassment and bullying. An open letter from several advocacy groups details the accusations and alleges a wider problem when it comes to interactions between lawmakers and lobbyists. Our Line Opinion Panelists explore the implications of the letter, and how the Senate should respond to the accusations against Senator Ivey-Soto.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Kristelle Siarza, CEO, Siarza Social Digital
Dan Foley, fmr. NM House Minority Whip
Dave Mulryan, founder, Everybody Votes NM

For More Information:

More Women Come Forward With Sexual Harassment Claims Against Legislator – The Paper.

Advocacy Groups Seek Sen. Ivey Soto’s Resignation – Albuquerque Journal

More Women Accuse Sen. Ivey-Soto of Harassment – Santa Fe Reporter

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.