January 10, 2020 – The new year arrived with a literal bang, as several high profile shootings portend a grim year for crime. Where are local leaders in solving the problem and how are we going to know if it’s getting better? The Line opinion panel, with NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs filling in this week for Gene Grant, looks at crime in Albuquerque and the rest of our state.
Line Panelists: Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator
December 13, 2019 – Stricter mandates governing SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) were approved last week by the Trump administration. The rules approved last week by the Trump administration could cut food aid to some 37,000 New Mexicans. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists debate potential consequences of these new rules.
Line Panelists: Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Dan Foley, former state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law