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NM Governor Urges Divestment from Russia

3.11.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is urging the State Investment Commission immediately divest from…

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Controversial Child Welfare Bill

3.11.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is considering a new bill that would change the…

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Criminal Diversion Program

3.11.2022 – The District Attorney for New Mexico’s largest county says public defenders are not…

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Unemployment Overpayment Mistake

3.4.2022 – Tens of thousands of New Mexicans are scrambling after being told they have…

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Rocky Mountain Hydrogen Coalition

3.4.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham isn’t giving up on her plan to make New…

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GOP Convention Fallout

3.4.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel recaps the New Mexico Republican Party’s pre-primary convention. Delegates…

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Albuquerque Police Shift Lengths Extended

2.24.2022 – Patrol shifts for Albuquerque police officers have been extended to twelve hours to…

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PNM Plan to Avoid Blackouts

2.24.2022 – New Mexico’s largest electrical utility is going to keep part of a coal-fired…

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Indoor Mask Mandate Ends

2.25.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to end…

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What Failed in the 2022 Legislative Session?

2.18.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham laid out an aggressive agenda for the 2022 Legislative…

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What Passed in the 2022 Legislative Session?

2.18.2022 –The 2022 Legislative Session ended at noon on Thursday, February 17th. A frantic finish…

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Voting Reform Bills Move Forward in Legislature

2.11.2022 – A package of voting reforms might have a tough time making it through…

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Corrections Staffing Crisis & Crime Bills

2.11.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to a call for help from the union…

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Hydrogen Bill Revived in State Legislature

2.11.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s push to make New Mexico a hub for hydrogen…

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YNMG Episode 5 - Who Gets a Vote

NM Fake Trump Electors

2.4.2022 – New Mexico is caught in the middle of an investigation into the 2020…

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Addressing the Yazzie-Martinez Lawsuit

2.4.2022 – More than three years after a court ruling mandating change, the state legislature…

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Anti-Crime Initiatives

2.4.2022 – A package of anti-crime initiatives is gaining support in the state Legislature. Our…

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Political Maneuvering Ahead of the 2022 Election

1.27.2022 – Lawmakers are firmly focused on completing the obligations of this year’s regular session,…

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Chaves County Police Shooting Lawsuit

6.24.2022 –Attorney general Hector Balderas is investigating a deadly deputy-involved shooting that killed 34-year-old David…

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Developments in the Race for Governor

6.24.2022 –The Panel explores the ups and downs of the Governor’s race where a new…

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Otero County Election Certification

6.24.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent developments in Otero County where commissioners…

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Bipartisan Agreement on Gun Legislation

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel assesses a bipartisan plan to address gun violence that…

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Otero County Chaos & Local Primary Results

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the chaos in Otero County where commissioners…

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President Biden Visits NM

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to President Biden’s weekend visit to our state.…

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General Election Preview

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel looks ahead to the general election. Panelists explore Republican Nominee…

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Primary Election Analysis

6.9.2022 –New Mexico voters had their say at the polls this week. Our Line Opinion…

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Flooding Concerns Following Historic Fires

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the lingering threat of flooding in parts of the…

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Calf Canyon Cause Revealed

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the troubling news that both the Hermit’s Peak and…

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New Proposed NM Interstate

6.3.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel discusses the economic implications of a potential interstate that…

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School Safety & Gun Control

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel offers ideas for action after another deadly school shooting in…

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Primary Preview

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the key races in the primary election…

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Two NM Pueblos Reach Cannabis Agreement

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel explores the possibilities for native tribes after two New…

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U.S. Forest Service Enacts Prescribed Burn Ban

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to pause…

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Wildfire Danger Rises

5.20.2022 – The Panel discusses the now record-setting wildfire burning near Las Vegas. Governor Michelle…

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NM Budget Surplus

5.20.2022 – New information from a legislative economist shows the state could be in for…

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Yazzie-Martinez Draft Plan

5.20.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new draft plan to address the…

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