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The Line: Journalists Make Predictions About Big Stories To Watch in 2019

Top Stories 2018

January 4, 2019 – 2019 will be a pivotal year for New Mexico. For starters, we have a new Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham. And, we’re also looking at more than a billion dollars in new money in the state coffers. The upcoming 60-day legislative session will no doubt dominate the headlines early on in 2019, but there are plenty of other important stories to pay attention to as well. Host Gene Grant and a special Line panel of all working journalists lay out some predictions for the New Year, and preview some of the issues and people that will dominate their work in the year to come.


Line Panelists:
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Andy Lyman, reporter, New Mexico Political Report
Jeff Proctor, reporter, Santa Fe Reporter and New Mexico in Depth

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The Line: ATF Sting Appears To Have Targeted Minorities In Albuquerque

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May 12, 2017 – Independent journalist Jeff Proctor recently examined an ATF drug sting in Albuquerque that raised many questions about potential racial bias and whether the sting effectively targeted major drug dealers:  Feds’ sting ensnared many ABQ blacks, not ‘worst of the worst’

Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists react to the issues reported by Proctor, who is also a correspondent with New Mexico in Focus. Stay tuned for additional coverage of this issue on NMiF.

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First