Tag Archives: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

The Line: Governor Lujan Grisham’s Veto Pen

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April 11, 2019 – Out of the 309 bills that made it to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk this legislative session, she only vetoed 28. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss.

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & KKOB radio host
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, senior director, government relations and regulatory counsel, Affirm Inc.

For Further Reading:
Probation and parole bill tops list of vetoed measures – by Robert Nott, Santa Fe New Mexican
Lujan Grisham vetoes language in budget threatening food seed control – by Cody Hooks, Taos News

The Line: Early Childhood Legislation

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March 8, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the legislative proposal to create a new Department of Early Childhood Education. They also discuss Governor Lujan Grisham’s plan to take a half-percent bite from a state endowment fund to pay for early childhood programs, after a proposal to take one percent from the fund failed.

Line Panelists:
Carolyn Carlson, reporter, The Weekly Alibi
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Diane Snyder, former NM state senator