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October 25, 2019 – New Mexico in Focus takes a closer look at Albuquerque’s plan for a public campaign finance voucher system, termed “Democracy Dollars.” Advocates say it’s a way to counteract the influence of money from a few wealthy … Continue reading Democracy Dollars

October 18, 2019 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller for an in-depth discussion on the eleven bonds and the quarter-cent gross receipts tax that will be on this November’s ballot, along with recent financial decisions … Continue reading Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller on Bonds and Ballot Items

October 18, 2019 – In recognition of New Mexico’s first Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which replaced Columbus Day, the New Mexico in Focus crew headed to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center to capture the sights and sounds of the celebration. Guests: … Continue reading Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

October 18, 2019 – In a conversation with Lt. Trace Peck of the University of New Mexico Police Department, NMiF host Gene Grant looks into crime on urban college campuses like UNM – how police hope to track it and … Continue reading Fighting Crime on the University of New Mexico Campus

October 11, 2019 – On Monday, October 14, New Mexico officially celebrates its first Indigenous People’s Day. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill this year which replaces Columbus Day with the new celebration. New Mexico has joined a handful … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 4, 2019 – What happens when the lights go out? Typically, linemen for the local electric utility go scrambling to fix the problem. In an emergency, speed and safety are paramount concerns in getting the power back on. New … Continue reading STEM Students Learn Lineman Lessons

October 4, 2019 – The U.S. House of Representatives has launched a formal impeachment inquiry into whether President Trump asked the leader of the Ukraine for help digging up dirt on Joe Biden, a potential rival in the 2020 election. … Continue reading Professor Jessica Feezell: The Political Messaging Surrounding Impeachment

September 27, 2019 – He is one of the premiere coaches and trainers in the Mixed Martial Arts World. Greg Jackson also happens to call Albuquerque home. Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with Jackson to discuss why the sport is … Continue reading Segment: MMA Coach Greg Jackson Discusses Life In and Out of the Octagon

September 20, 2019 – On Friday, students from schools across New Mexico participated in the Global Climate Strike, a student-led initiative to draw attention to – and create a sense of urgency about – climate change around the world. Environmental … Continue reading New Mexico’s Youth Make Their Case For Climate Change Reform

September 20, 2019 – President Donald Trump’s Rio Rancho rally was also met by plenty of protests this week. The NMiF team caught up with some of the people who braved the pro-Trump crowds at the Santa Ana Star Center … Continue reading Protestors Rally Against President Trump