Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. George Fischbeck. Local media in Los Angeles report that the former TV weatherman has died at the age of 92. LA Times: ‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV Dr. Fischbeck got … Continue reading Remembering Dr. George Fischbeck

NMiF Correspondent Floyd Vasquez sits down with Peter Sanchez, CEO of the Atrisco Companies, to learn about the history of the Atrisco Land Grant and the role of the companies in the local community today.

The resignation of Senator Phil Griego has many people talking again about ethics and ethics oversight of state lawmakers. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland focuses on ethics in our final report from the Roundhouse during the 2015 Regular Legislative Session. People, Power … Continue reading Legislature 2015: Ethics

New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera sits down with New Mexico in Focus producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about recent student protests in New Mexico over the PARCC exam and the top education priorities for her department.  

The new Albuquerque Police Oversight Board met recently met for the first time. The board will hear complaints about APD officers. NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus sat down with two board members to talk about why they joined the board and … Continue reading Police Oversight

Right to work legislation has received a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session. Governor Susana Martinez supports the proposal but it appears unlikely that the bill will make it to her desk for a signature. Correspondent Gwyneth Doland brings us both sides … Continue reading 2015 Legislature: Right To Work

  Students in New Mexico made local and national headlines this week when they walked out of their schools to protest new testing requirements. NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus sat down with three seniors from Albuquerque High School who helped lead … Continue reading Student Protests

State lawmakers recently considered a handful of bills that dealt with the Gila River. The future of the river is an ongoing debate outside of the legislative session. The Interstate Stream Commission voted last fall to move forward with plans to pursue a diversion … Continue reading Gila River Diversion Project

US Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham is backing legislation in Congress that would require special prosecutors in shootings involving police officers across the country. Our producer Sarah Gustavus sat down with Rep. Lujan Grisham to talk about the legislation and what … Continue reading Rep. Lujan Grisham Wants Special Prosecutors for Police-Involved Shootings

This week, NMiF correspondent Gwyneth Doland asks lawmakers and advocates at the Roundhouse about proposals to increase transparency in campaign contributions and state government. Legislation: SB 537 – Sunshine Portal State Contract Info HB 378 – Require Oral Public Comment At Meetings People, Power and Democracy: This story … Continue reading 2015 Legislature: Transparency in Government