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Debate Over Safe Outdoor Spaces in Albuquerque

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01.06.23- The line opinion panelists discuss the latest developments in Albuquerque’s debate over safe outdoor spaces after council failed yet again to override a veto from Mayor Tim Keller. Host: Gene Grant Line Opinion Panelists/Guest(s):Michael Bird, fmr. President of the American Public Health AssociationMerritt Allen, Vox Optima Public RelationsJulie Ann Grimm, editor & publisher, Santa…

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Mayor Tim Keller Pt. 1: Solving Albuquerque’s Housing Crisis

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01.06.23- In an exclusive interview with New Mexico in Focus, Gene Grant speaks with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller about the city’s ‘Housing Forward’ Initiative. Gene asks the mayor how the city fell so far behind on housing, and if the plan to create 5,000 new rental units in the next two years is feasible.  …

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