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State of the State Pt. 1: Thinking Big on State Spending

January 21, 2022: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham lays out her spending priorities for the upcoming budget during her State of the State address. The Line opinion panel reacts, detailing planned pay raises for teachers, proposed tax cuts and new projects that could spark job growth.

Host: Kevin McDonald

Guest: Michelle Lujan Grisham (D), New Mexico Governor

Line Opinion Panelists:

Julie Ann Grimm, editor and publisher, Santa Fe Reporter

Kristelle Siarza, owner and CEO, Siarza Social Digital

Adrian Hedden, reporter, Carlsbad Current-Argus

For More Information:

Proposed Teacher Raises Would Make New Mexico Competitive – Associated Press

Staffing Marks Top Education Goal for New Mexican Lawmakers – Associated Press

First Day of Session Marked By Demonstrations, Protests – NM Political Report

State of the State Address & Annotated Speech – NMPBS