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The Line: Government Shutdown Is Hurting New Mexicans

1230 Fed Shutdown

January 25, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss a proposal to make New Mexico a sanctuary state, while conflict over a border wall and the government shutdown continues to negatively affect many New Mexicans.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former NM state senator

For Further Reading:
Federal shutdown continues to hammer at New MexicansLaura Paskus, The NM Political Report
Government shutdown bite worsensSteve Knight, Albuquerque Journal
Proposal could make New Mexico a sanctuary stateRussell Contreras, Associated Press
New Mexico Contemplates Border-Wall Ban on State Trust LandS. News and World Report

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The Line: Companies Bid For LANL Contract

1995 aerial TA-3 south to north

1995 aerial TA-3 south to north

May 18, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Energy is considering bids to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Some of the top contenders don’t have a good record of managing safety at the lab. Can New Mexicans trust that the new management team will overcome past challenges? Gene Grant and the Line opinion panel discuss the latest news about LANL.

Further Reading:

Top bidders to run Los Alamos National Laboratory have checkered safety records – Santa Fe New Mexican

Feds split ‘pit’ work between LANL and S.C. – Albuquerque Journal

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator