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Governor Wants Stricter Vehicle Emissions Standards for New Mexico | The Line

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October 4, 2019 –Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has jumped on the bandwagon with a group of states to emulate California’s emissions standards. It’s becoming a case of states’ rights vs. federal rights, as the EPA has revoked California’s standards for vehicle emissions (California plans to sue.) Will the same happen in New Mexico? Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel debate the pros and cons of tougher clean air laws in our state.

Line Panelists:
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Rachel Sams, editor, Albuquerque Business First

For Further Reading:
New Mexico to enact stricter vehicle emissions standardsAlbuquerque Journal

Minnesota, New Mexico to adopt California vehicle emissions rulesReuters

New Mexico enters fray over vehicle emission standardsAssociated Press

 

The Line: Trump Administration Immigration Policy Prompts Lawsuit

The Line: Trump Administration Immigration Policy Prompts Lawsuit

June 14, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panel examine a lawsuit filed this week by the State of New Mexico and the City of Albuquerque against the Trump Administration, seeking reinstatement of its “safe release” policy for asylum seekers and reimbursement of expenses incurred since the policy’s cancellation.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Edmund E. Perea, attorney 

For Further Reading:

New Mexico sues Trump administration over immigration policy – KOB

 ‘Derogation of duty’: New Mexico sues Trump administration over asylum practices – by Morgan Lee, Associated Press