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The Line: New Mexico Drivers

December 4, 2015 – A new report confirmed what many people may have already suspected…

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The Line: The Language Used To Debate Abortion

December 4, 2015 – The recent shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado raised…

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The Line: Funding For New Mexico Courts

December 4, 2015 – State lawmakers on the Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee heard a report…

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The Line: Controversial Political Appointment

November 20, 2015 –  Idalia Lechuga-Tena was recently appointed to the seat for House District 21,…

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The Line: Accountability In Campaign Spending

November 20, 2015 – Campaign finance remains a hot topic lately in New Mexico. This week, KOB-TV…

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The Line: Governor Martinez’s Response To Syrian Refugees

November 20, 2015 – More than thirty governors across the U.S. have publicly stated that they…

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The Line: Holly Holm Victory (Web Extra)

November 20, 2015 – The world was surprised last weekend when MMA fighter Holly Holm defeated…

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The Line: Development Proposals In Downtown Albuquerque

November 13, 2015 – Albuquerque mayor Richard Berry recently proposed  new development projects for the downtown area.…

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The Line: New Mexico Out Of Compliance With REAL ID Act, What’s Next?

November 13, 2015 – The debate over New Mexico driver’s licenses is heating up again. New…

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The Line: Blame Game

November 13, 2015 – Albuquerque Police Chief Gordon Eden spoke with KOB-TV this week about…

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The Line: FBI Investigation In New Mexico

November 13, 2015 – Local media reported this week on an FBI investigation that is…

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The Line: APD Monitor Releases First Report

December 11, 2015 – The independent monitor for reforms in the Albuquerque Police Department released…

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The Line: Entrepreneurship in Albuquerque

November 6, 2015 – New Mexico in Focus is currently examining efforts to promote and…

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The Line: Violence In New Mexico

November 6, 2015 – Violence is on the mind of many New Mexicans right now.…

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The Line: Duran Resigned, What’s Next?

October 30, 2015 – Secretary of State Dianna Duran resigned late last week and pleaded…

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The Line: Reforming APD

October 30, 2015 – It’s been one year since the city of Albuquerque signed an agreement…

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The Line: Guns In New Mexico

October 23, 2015 – The shooting death of four-year-old Lilly Garcia in a road rage…

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The Line: Mora Superintendent Faked Credentials

October 23, 2015 – The Las Vegas Optic recently reported that Mora Independent School District…

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Health Care Staffing

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel explores the problem of a burned-out, stressed-out…

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Campaign Finance Reporting

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel breaks down the latest campaign finance numbers…

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Addressing the Homeless and Housing Crunch | Web Extra

October 1, 2021 – Despite a pandemic ban on evictions, some tenants in precarious housing situations…

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Measuring Student Success During COVID

October 1, 2021 – Standardized testing was so sparse in New Mexico in 2020 and…

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Balloon Fiesta Ready to Take Flight

September 24, 2021 – New Mexico’s premiere fall event is just days away, and we…

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New Mexico Enters the Fray Over Texas Abortion Ban

September 24, 2021 –As passionate as the debate over abortion access can be, there’s little…

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Vaccine and Mask Mandates

September 17, 2021 – The Line opinion panel debates vaccine and mask mandates.   Will the…

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Better Pay for More Educators

September 17, 2021 – Teacher’s assistants and early childhood educators are key to child well-being,…

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Police Staffing Issues

September 17, 2021 – Crime often tops the list of problems facing New Mexicans, yet…

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How to Prepare for a Mental Health Helpline

September 10, 2021 – The Line opinion panel talks about a proposed mental health hotline,…

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Time for a Charter School Moratorium?

September 10, 2021 – The Line panelists take up the issue of charter schools. As…

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Virgin Galactic Grounded

September 10, 2021 – The Line opinion panel talks through the implications of the now-infamous…

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Addressing Yazzie-Martinez Lawsuit Issues

September 3, 2021 – The Line opinion panel digs into a draft plan to address…

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Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire

September 3, 2021 – An uncertain future faces New Mexicans who have benefited from additional…

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Budget Windfall Anticipated

September 3, 2021 – The Line opinion panel takes a closer look at the implications…

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NM Leads Pedestrian Deaths

August 27, 2021 – The Line opinion panel looks at sobering numbers for pedestrian fatalities…

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