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September 13, 2019 – Playwright and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle’s latest work reflects on the constant battle Native nations have faced to be able to enforce their own laws on their own land, regardless of the tribal or citizenship status … Continue reading Segment: Mary Kathryn Nagle

September 6, 2019 – Senior Producer Matt Grubs sits down with David Tompkins, manager for community health initiatives with the New Mexico Department of Health, to talk about how the state is handling health problems with vaping Guest: David Tompkins, … Continue reading New Mexico Department of Health Addresses Vaping

August 30, 2019 – Gene Grant talks with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) advocate Terri O’Hare about what it’s like to navigate Albuquerque as a person with a disability. Of particular concern is the new ‘One Albuquerque’ sculpture, which pedestrians … Continue reading ADA Advocate Terri O’Hare

August 29, 2019 – Jim Linnell, UNM Theatre Professor Emeritus, is the author of “Take It Lying Down: Finding My Feet After a Spinal Cord Injury.” Linnell was six months from retirement as the dean of UNM’s College of Fine … Continue reading Jim Linnell Turns Spinal Cord Injury into Dramatic Memoir

August 23, 2019 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales goes to Sandia Pueblo for an interview with Sec. Lynn Trujillo of the New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs. Trujillo talks about tribal priorities on the … Continue reading Sec. Lynn Trujillo Heads Agency Supporting New Mexico Tribes

August 23, 2019 – Correspondent Laura Paskus sits down with New Mexico Environment Department Sec. James Kenney to talk about PFAS, or toxic, human-made chemicals that have been found at U.S. military bases across the nation and the world. Here … Continue reading Environment Department Secretary on Toxic Chemicals Around New Mexico Military Bases

August 16, 2019 – NMiF goes to Albuquerque’s International District to see how neighbors working with the Nature Conservancy and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps have transformed a vacant dirt lot into a pop-up public park. Among the goals for the … Continue reading “Pop-up Park” Blooms in ABQ’s International District

August 16, 2019 – Senior producer Matt Grubs sits down for an in-depth conversation with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham about her ambitious goal of raising New Mexico’s public education system to be a model for the country. Less than a … Continue reading Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Public Education in New Mexico

August 9, 2019 –Janet Napolitano, President Barack Obama’s first Homeland Security Secretary, is the author of “How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11.” Napolitano argues that, since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States needs to focus its … Continue reading Janet Napolitano

August 2, 2019 – NMiF airs a portion of KRWG-TV Director of Content Fred Martino’s interview with ousted secretary Karen Trujillo. The two talk about Trujillo’s vision for education reform and the timeline in which she hoped – and now … Continue reading Former Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo