#YourNMGov Podcast

With one  day left in the 54th legislative session, Gwyneth Doland  from New Mexico PBS joins host Khalil Ekulona to talk about the bills that passed so far and the ones that look like they will have to wait until … Continue reading The Clock is Ticking on the 2020 Legislative Session

Julia Goldberg from The Santa Fe Reporter joins the show to talk about benefit corporations and HB118. Benefit corporations are a new positive trend in the business world. We talk about how New Mexico can get on board with a … Continue reading What Exactly Are Benefit Corporations?

Matt Grubs from New Mexico PBS joins the program to talk about Senate Joint Resolution 7. What is SJ7? If it passes it would pave the way for New Mexico to have a professional legislature. Matt discusses where it stands … Continue reading Budget Update and Professional Legislature Possibilities

Julie Ann Grimm from the Santa Fe Reporter joins me to wrap up the week. We discuss the sexual harassment non disclosure agreement bill, budget secrecy in the senate, and the new education secretary. Listen on Anchor

Cristina Carreon from the Alamogordo Daily News joins host Khalil Ekulona to talk about the Red Flag law and how it is viewed in rural parts of the state. She provides updates on amendments being proposed for the bill as … Continue reading Covering Red Flag Bill in Rural New Mexico

Gwyneth Doland sits down with Host Khalil Ekulona to break down PERA, The Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico. We talk about its current status, what the potential fixes are, and what lawmakers are doing about it. Gwyneth provides … Continue reading Gwyneth Doland Discusses Efforts to Reform State Employee Retirement Program

Nash Jones of KUNM radio sits down with host Khalil Ekulona about a variety of topics under consideration in the current 30-day legislation. First is a breakdown of a bill that would ensure a variety of workplace protections for pregnant … Continue reading KUNM’s Nash Jones Talks Pregnancy Worker Rights, Tobacco Products Act and Cannabis Legislation

Matt Grubs from New Mexico PBS breaks down the decision by the house to table House Bills 29 and 77. The bills would provide a tax break to all New Mexican’s who receive social security benefits. He explains what happens … Continue reading Social Security Tax Break Bills Tabled, Revamped Opportunity Scholarship Update

Happy Friday! Today we check in on some of the energy bills making their way through the Roundhouse during the current 30-day session. Host Khalil Ekulona gets an update with Leah Cantor from the Santa Fe Reporter, including efforts to … Continue reading Leah Cantor of the Santa Fe Reporter Discusses Energy Bill

Algernon D’Ammassa from the Las Cruces Sun News talks to host Khalil Ekulona about the legislative issues that are resonating in the southern part of New Mexico. We talk about the hot button issues (recreational cannabis; the red flag law) … Continue reading Southern New Mexico and The Legislative Session