Tag Archives: PNM

The Line: Rethinking the Public Regulation Commission

1307 Line PRC Reform

August 16, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at the possibility of reshaping New Mexico’s Public Regulation Commission, currently an elected body that regulates utilities, telecommunications, and motor carrier industries. The governor and other state leaders are eager to narrow the commission’s scope and redefine how commissioners earn their seats.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, Affirm
Harry Van Buren, UNM Anderson School of Management

For Further Reading:

PRC may face major changes within year – Albuquerque Journal 

Anger at public utility regulators’ decisions, inaction fuels move to reform board Santa Fe New Mexican

Rethink the PRC – Think New Mexico

The Line: Streetlights and Public Safety

May 17, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists continue the discussion of streetlights and public safety, especially in Albuquerque’s International District.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former NM state representative
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Sophie Martin, attorney
Dave Mulryan, founder, Everybody Votes and president, Mulryan/Nash Advertising

Further Information:
Websites and phone numbers to report outages:
http://pnm.com/streetlights ;  888.342.5766
http://envisionabq.com/  ;  800.370.0395

For Further Reading:
City of Albuquerque, PNM work to convert LED streetlights – KRQE TV
City of Albuquerque and PNM Team Up – May 8, 2019  — City of Albuquerque GOVTV