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City Gives Warning to Two Albuquerque “Nuisance Property” Businesses | The Line

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December 13, 2019 – The City of Albuquerque gave 10-day notices to two convenience stores to get these “nuisance properties” to make improvements for public safety. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the roles of cities versus businesses to fight crime and protect the public.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Dan Foley, former state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law

For More Information:
City of Albuquerque gives two nuisance 7-Eleven properties 10-day noticeKRQE-TV

‘Nuisance’ label considered for two 7-ElevensThe Albuquerque Journal

The Line: New Mexico’s Minimum Wage Will Increase Starting in 2020

Line Minimum Wage Increase

April 4, 2019 – This week, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law the first statewide minimum wage increase in more than a decade. The current rate, $7.50 an hour, will go up to $9.00 an hour starting in January of 2020 and is set to rise each year until it reaches the $12 an hour the governor promised on the campaign trail.  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the economic impact of the rising minimum wage.

Line Panelists:
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)
Harry Van Buren, professor in the UNM Anderson School of Management

For Further Reading:

Governor signs off on first statewide minimum wage increase in a decade