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Excerpts from the Governor’s State of the State Speech and The Line’s Reactions | The Line

1330 SOS Reacts

January 24, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel watched the governor’s State of the State address in the NMPBS studio as it was broadcast from the Roundhouse by our television crew.  The Line panel of former lawmakers took a deep dive into their takeaways from the speech, which was streamed live on the web.  We bring you highlights from the speech and from the panelists’ analysis. (This segment is part of our #YourNMGov project, in collaboration with KUNM radio and the Santa Fe Reporter, and funded by the Thornburg Foundation and New Mexico Local News Fund) 


Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM state senator
Dan Foley, former NM state representative
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator 

For Further Reading/Watching:

Annotated State of the State Address – NM in Focus

In SessionSanta Fe Reporter

Dynamic and Ready for More in Gov’s SpeechAlbuquerque Journal

Governor and Legislative Panel Each Reveal Budgets | The Line

1328 Line Budget Plans

January 10, 2020 – Matt Grubs (filling in this week for Gene Grant) and The Line opinion panel examine Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s budget plan for the fiscal year that starts in July. She unveiled the proposal this week, as did the Legislative Finance Committee with a slightly smaller budget plan. The 30-day legislative session begins January 21.

Line Panelists:
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

For More Information:
‘Investing for Tomorrow and Delivering Today’Albuquerque Journal

Gov. Lujan Grisham Releases $7.68B Budget ProposalKRQE-TV

Governor’s Budget Recommendation Would Boost Spending by 8%Santa Fe New Mexican

Executive BudgetOffice of the Governor

Lawmakers Propose Smaller Spending Increases for Tuition, Early Childhood ProgramsSanta Fe New Mexican