This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver to talk about new proposed rules from her office to increase transparency around political donations and campaign expenses.
Producer Sarah Gustavus leads a discussion on how to improve dropout rates for young men. New Mexico has the lowest high school graduation rate in the nation but the rate for young men is even lower than for women.
Host Gene Grant leads a debate on the latest news headlines with this week’s Line opinion panelists, including businesses threatening to leave over crime in downtown Albuquerque, and restructuring the behavioral health system in New Mexico.
Maggie Toulouse Oliver, NM Secretary of State
Ezra Spitzer, executive director of New Mexico Child Advocacy Networks
Lorilei Chavez, Native American liaison for Bernalillo High School
Ron Lucero, truancy prevention manager for Albuquerque Public Schools
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP
New Mexico in Focus is involved, informed, in-depth media airing weekly on New Mexico PBS. The program debuts Friday nights at 7 p.m. on NMPBS 5.1 and appears online at www.newmexicoinfocus.org. The show rebroadcasts on NMPBS 5.1 Sundays at 7 a.m. and on NMPBS 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m and Sundays at 3 p.m.
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