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The Line: Netflix Lands in Albuquerque

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October 12, 2018 – Netflix is buying Albuquerque Studios and plans to spend over a billion dollars in our state over the next ten years.  What does it mean to the local and state economy?  Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists weigh the incentives Netflix was offered with the potential economic boon not just for Albuquerque, but also for other parts of New Mexico.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney

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Web Extra: Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul, a prequel to Breaking Bad, premiered recently on AMC. The show is set and filmed in Albuquerque. Is this new show a good thing for New Mexico?

 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Principal and Executive Director of Vox Optima, LLC
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Stephen Spitz, host of New Mexico People Places and Ideas on KUNM
Margaret Wright, NM Political Report