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January 24, 2020 – NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Kathleen Sabo of New Mexico Ethics Watch. The group authored a recent report on the influence of lobbyists on the nation’s only true citizen legislature. New Mexico has long … Continue reading New Mexico Ethics Watch Keeps Eye on Lobbyist Activity

January 24, 2020 – NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with Charles Goodmacher of Transform Education NM, a coalition of education, tribal and community leaders whose mission is to advance a new vision for New Mexico’s public education system and … Continue reading Yazzie/Martinez Policy Changes

January 24, 2020 – State lawmakers have extra revenue coming in this year, but there’s a familiar struggle playing out. Some see the full purse as an opportunity to fund new programs that aim to fix stubborn problems. Others take … Continue reading At the Roundhouse

New Mexico PBS is proud to partner with KUNM Radio and The Santa Fe Reporter to bring you livestreaming coverage of the 2020 New Mexico State of the State Address. In addition to the speech, we also have local reporters … Continue reading State of the State 2020

January 17, 2020 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks to members of the Capitol press corps for their views on what to watch for as the session begins. While the budget is the priority in the “short” sessions for New Mexico, … Continue reading Capitol Press Corps Previews Session

January 17, 2020 – Ahead of the State of the State address, NMiF Senior Producer Matt Grubs sits down with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for a preview of what to expect now that the governor has delivered her call to … Continue reading Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham On Plans for Legislative Session

January 10, 2020 – New Mexico government coffers are flush with money thanks to the continuing oil boom in the Permian Basin in southeast New Mexico. That has expanded possibilities for more spending on education and other priorities by Gov. … Continue reading New Mexico’s Booming Oil Economy

January 3, 2020 – In a return to one of our favorite pieces of the last year, NMiF visits a grass-finished beef ranch in Tierra Amarilla that’s the latest agricultural venture of four generations of the Casados family. C4 Enterprises … Continue reading Boosting Economy in Tierra Amarilla

December 27, 2019 – NMiF reprises one of its favorite field pieces from the year. In August, neighbors in Albuquerque’s International District worked with the Nature Conservancy and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps to transform a vacant lot into a pop-up … Continue reading “Pop-Up Park” Blooms in ABQ’s International District

December 20, 2019 – This week, New Mexico in Focus speaks with Vera and Chanterelle Sung, whose family owns the Abacus Federal Savings Bank in Manhattan. After the financial collapse a decade ago, relatively tiny Abacus was the only bank … Continue reading Sisters Featured in Frontline Documentary, “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”