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Roe V. Wade Overturned, Otero County Election Saga & Acequias Facing Wildfires and Floods

On this episode of New Mexico in Focus the Podcast, host Lou DiVizio explains the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade. He also speaks with Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver about the election certification saga in Otero County, and what it could mean heading into November. The Line Opinion Panel discusses a new poll showing a closer-than-expected race for Governor. And, Paula Garcia, the executive director of the New Mexico Acequia Association explains the struggles her community is facing during consecutive natural disasters. 

Host: Lou DiVizio

Line Host: Gene Grant

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations
Andy Lyman, NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez, attorney

Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico Secretary of State
Paula Garcia, executive director, NM Acequia Association

For More Information:

Cowboys For Trump Founder Sentenced to 14 Days – Reuters

Otero County Votes 2-1 to Approve Primary Results – Source NM

Building Anger in Rural New Mexico Erupts in Election Crisis – Associated Press

Poll: Gov. Lujan Grisham with Narrow Lead at Start of General Election – NM Political Report

Lujan Grisham Attacks Ronchetti Over Lack of Experience – Santa Fe New Mexican

New Ads Target Governor’s Discretionary Fund – Albuquerque Journal

Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon Fire Burned Area Emergency Response Information

Interactive Flood and Debris Flow Map

NM Acequia Association