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The Line: Reviewing The Legislative Session

1230 Tone of Legislature

March 22, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists pick winners and losers from the past two months of lawmaking, as Democrats closed the books at the Roundhouse on their first session under a new governor.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee

For Further Reading:

Done deal: New Mexico Legislature adjourns – by Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican

Governor and Democrats bask in session successes – by Trip Jennings, New Mexico in Depth

 Legislature 2019: Session summary – by Dan McKay and Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal

Liberal New Mexico Lawmakers See Friction With Moderates – by Russell Contreras, Associated Press

The Line: Control Of NM’s House of Representatives Up For Grabs

1216 Line House Races

October 19, 2018 – There are 39 contested seats in the New Mexico House of Representatives, and all 70 House seats appear on the November ballot. Will there be a “blue wave” as some are predicting, or will the GOP reclaim the control it lost in 2016?  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at the legislative elections and the potential shakeup in the Roundhouse.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, The Well Woman Show

Further Reading:

Doña Ana County’s early vote surge

New internet ad threatens to soften Democratic support in northern NM