By: Gwyneth Doland Originally published on New Mexico in Depth They don’t have big expense accounts or cozy relationships with powerful lawmakers. They don’t even know where the bathroom is. They’re citizen lobbyists, and they got some training at … Continue reading 2015 Legislative Session: Citizen Lobbying

NMiF correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg. This week, Rolling Stone and the New Yorker published feature stories on fatal police shootings in Albuquerque. DA Brandenburg announced charges last month against two APD officers … Continue reading One-on-One With District Attorney Brandenburg

This week, New Mexico in Focus correspondent Gwyneth Doland reported on legislation that would cap interest rates for some types of short-term lending, such as title loans, at 36 percent.     Gwyneth Doland also reported on the committee hearing … Continue reading Legislature 2015 – Storefront Lending

This week, New Mexico in Focus  correspondent Gwyneth Doland spoke with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle about their proposals for economic development in the 2015 session. Mentioned during the broadcast: HB 28 – Small Business Development Act Fund, sponsored by Rep. … Continue reading 2015 Legislature: Economic Development

This week, volunteers in Albuquerque are counting homeless individuals. Survey Week happens every two years and gives government officials and service providers a way to measure the issue in the city. Pastor John Hill from the Albuquerque Rescue Mission shares … Continue reading Homeless in Albuquerque

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