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Lobbying During a Pandemic

Composite of illustrated coronaviruses in front of the Santa Fe Roundhouse.

January 29, 2021 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs interviews New Mexico In Depth reporter Bryan Metzger about his deep dive into the role of lobbyists in the state’s legislative process. With pandemic restrictions at the Roundhouse this year, lobbyists have found themselves on the outside of a process in which they’re often the ultimate insiders. Metzger recently…

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Legislative Session Starts Sans State of State Address

Close-up of the seal of the state of New Mexico.

January 22, 2021 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel discuss the first week of the New Mexico Legislature’s 60-day session. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this gathering of lawmakers will be very different from those of previous years. Panelists look at whether government transparency—and public buy-in—is possible when in-person access isn’t allowed…

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