March 22, 2019 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs interviews four members of the state’s Capitol press corps to run down the legislative session, talk about themes and trends and what lies ahead when lawmakers return next year.
Guests: Marjorie Childress, deputy director, New Mexico in Depth
Hannah Colton, public health reporter, KUNM
Dan McKay, reporter, Albuquerque Journal
Andrew Oxford, reporter, Santa Fe New Mexican
February 15, 2019 – April 15th may be a long way off, but tax season is in full swing. At the Roundhouse, lawmakers are looking at a multitude of tax proposals, from reinstating the food tax to the removal of a tax on feminine hygiene products, known as the “tampon tax.” They’re also wrestling with the need for major tax reform. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists wind through the confusing maze of taxes in New Mexico.
Line Panelists: Merritt Allen, owner and executive director, Vox Optima LLC Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB Sophie Martin, attorney Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law