Tag Archives: rural New Mexico

Congresswoman Deb Haaland: Issues and Priorities

Deb Haaland

December 6, 2019 – Senior Producer Matt Grubs catches up with Congresswoman Deb Haaland. The freshman congresswoman has been outspoken on the need for greater investigation into missing and murdered Native women and speaks frankly about how she feels law enforcement needs to prioritize such cases. She also addresses the need for more robust broadband access throughout New Mexico, as well as her role in presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. 

Guest:
Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Congressional District 1 

Springer’s Vanishing Volunteer Firefighters Highlights Rural Problems | The Line

firefighter shortage

November 15, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at what it means for a rural town, like Springer, New Mexico, to temporarily have no fire department.

Line Panelists:
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Sophie Martin, attorney
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law
Kristelle Siarza, Siarza Social Digital

 

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