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December 7, 2018 – CNN recently reported on a practice in some police departments, including here in New Mexico, of prematurely destroying rape kits. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss how policies are changing in response to … Continue reading The Line: Mishandled Rape Kits

November 30, 2018 – Internationally acclaimed artist and feminist Judy Chicago has lived in Belen, New Mexico, for around 20 years. A museum was initially proposed in partnership with the city that would feature Ms. Chicago’s work as well as … Continue reading The Line: Artist And Belen Resident Judy Chicago Halts Plans For Museum

November 30, 2018 – The 2018 midterm elections have been certified by the State Canvassing Board, but that doesn’t mean that the election fuss is over. Tight finishes will lead to a vote recount in three state legislative races, and … Continue reading The Line: State Certifies 2018 Elections, But More Still To Be Done

November 30, 2018 – The Fourth National Climate Assessment was released recently, and a major focus of the report is on the economic costs of climate change. The study also found that Native communities and poor and underserved populations are … Continue reading The Line: Climate Change And The Economic Impact On New Mexico

Host Gene Grant and The Line Opinion panelists talk about some of the other big stories of the week that we didn’t have time to cover in the show.

November 16, 2018 – Midterm post-election-day drama continues to play out in Congressional District 2, where Republican Yvette Herrell has filed a lawsuit asking for a review of the absentee ballot process. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate … Continue reading The Line: NM’s Congressional District 2

November 16, 2018 – Is there really a “war against the media”?  Gene Grant and the Line Opinion panelists look at the increased friction between journalists and elected officials, with a little help from former ABC White House correspondent Sam … Continue reading The Line: Politicians And The Media

November 16, 2018 –Mayor Tim Keller’s decision this week to cut ties with electric bus manufacturer Build Your Dreams and pursue alternatives for the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project means at least another 18 months before the bus service will be … Continue reading The Line: ART Grounded For Year And A Half

November 9, 2018 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate what needs to be done to address approximately 740 unfilled teacher positions in our state. Is it just a matter of pay, or is the shortage due to … Continue reading The Line: Teacher Shortage Affects New Mexico

November 9, 2018 – The trend to elect Democrats and women in the 2018 midterm elections also had its effect on legislative and judicial races in New Mexico. This was especially notable in the Court of Appeals where four Democratic … Continue reading The Line: More Midterm Election Results