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Governor Asks for Legislator Input on Agenda Items | The Line

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November 1, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists discuss Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s request of lawmakers for their input on legislative priorities for 2020. The upcoming legislative session is a short one – only thirty days – and devising a budget is lawmakers’ number one priority. There is room, however, for other bill proposals, if Lujan Grisham puts them on the docket. The Line speculates on which ones might make the cut.

Line Panelists:
Michael Bird, Public Health Consultant
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney, Affirm, Inc.

For Further Reading:

Lujan Grisham Solicits Lawmaker Input on January LegislationSanta Fe New Mexican

Newest Government Form Helps Determine Legislative Agenda  – Associated Press

The Line: Cannabis Legalization Task Force Meets

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August 23, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line panelists talk about the push in New Mexico to legalize recreational cannabis, and how such legalization might affect patients who rely on medical cannabis.

Line Panelists:
Adrian Carver, executive director, Equality New Mexico
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Dan Foley, former state representative
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:

Cannabis legalization task force aims for compromiseNM Political Report

Cannabis working group chair vows to be inclusive, transparentNM Political Report

Lessons from Legalization: As New Mexico closes in on transition to legal cannabis, patient experiences in other states offer guidanceSanta Fe Reporter