Tag Archives: local government

The Line: Fixing City Animal Shelters (Web Extra)

September 11, 2015 – The Albuquerque Journal reported this week on a private investigation into conditions at city animal shelters. Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate what changes might be needed in the management of pet adoptions in the state’s largest city.

LINE PANELISTS:
Dede Feldman, former New Mexico state senator
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Gabe Sanchez, professor, UNM Political Science Dept. and co-director of
the Institute for Policy, Evaluation and Applied Research

 

Web Extra: Santa Fe Tourism Promotion Contract

The city of Santa Fe recently awarded a tourism promotion contract to an out of state firm. After outcry over the decision, the mayor announced that the Boston-based firm would collaborate with local talent. Is that a smart decision? Our line panelists tell us what they think.


LINE PANELISTS:
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, Former New Mexico Senator
Sophie Martin, Editor, DukeCityFix.com & Attorney
Brigette Russell, New Mexico Watchdog