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The Line: Governor Lujan Grisham’s Veto Pen

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April 11, 2019 – Out of the 309 bills that made it to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk this legislative session, she only vetoed 28. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss.

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & KKOB radio host
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, senior director, government relations and regulatory counsel, Affirm Inc.

For Further Reading:
Probation and parole bill tops list of vetoed measures – by Robert Nott, Santa Fe New Mexican
Lujan Grisham vetoes language in budget threatening food seed control – by Cody Hooks, Taos News

The Line Top 10 Countdown: #3 Higher Education Budget Cuts

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December 29, 2017 – Coming in at #3 on the list of the top ten stories of 2017 are the cuts in state funding for New Mexico’s colleges and universities, and how uncertainty over funding may have impacted higher education long-term.

Line Panelists
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Matt Grubs, staff writer, Santa Fe Reporter
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial editor, The Santa Fe New Mexican