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One-On-One With Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Michelle Lujan Grisham

March 8, 2019 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham took office with a projected surplus this year of one billion dollars…and about the same projected for next year. At the same time, the governor has backed a tax-reform package that includes hundreds of millions of new tax dollars. And she’s tangled with counties that say she’s gone too far when it comes to gun control. NMiF producer Matt Grubs sits down with Governor Lujan Grisham for an in-depth interview about these and other issues.

Guest:
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

The Line: Governor Lujan Grisham Lays Out Priorities In Opening Address

2019 NM State Of The State

January 17, 2019 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham gave her first State of the State address on opening day of New Mexico’s legislative session and outlined some bold plans for spending the state’s dollars.  Some of the big money ticket items include teacher raises, early childhood education increases, and a possible minimum wage hike, just to name a few. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists weigh the governor’s budget outlines against their predictions for what will pass through the legislature this session.

 

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student & president, Student Trial Lawyers Association