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Panelists Offer “One More Thing” | The Line

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March 20, 2020 Gene Grant leads The Line opinion panelists as they each choose “One More Thing” to talk about – a segment that is usually reserved for the web but which gets the broadcast treatment this week.  

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney 

For Further Reading: 
Lovington’s Gigi Hess makes an impression, turns a chair on ‘The Voice’ Albuquerque Journal
UNM Property Off the Table for Future Homeless Shelter Location KRQE
New Mexico Seeks Dismissal of 2018 Education Suit Albuquerque Journal 

UNM Faculty Vote to Unionize | The Line

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October 25, 2019 – Last week, after two years of organizing, the faculty of the University of New Mexico made another attempt to form a union for collective bargaining.  This time, the vote was overwhelmingly in favor of unionization. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel examine the decision by UNM regular and adjunct faculty to unionize and look at a resurgence of organized labor in the news.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Sophie Martin, attorney
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council
Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:

University of New Mexico faculty votes to unionizeSanta Fe New Mexico

UNM faculty union wins in landslideAlbuquerque Journal

Full-Time And Temporary UNM Faculty UnionizeKUNM

Faculty union wins both electionsDaily Lobo