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The Line: Former NM Senator Still Spending Campaign Funds

October 23, 2015 – We learned this week that former state Senator Phil Griego continues to spend…

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The Line: Group Files Request To Disqualify PRC Members From Voting On San Juan Generating Station

October 9, 2015 – New Energy Economy, a Santa Fe-based advocacy group, filed a request…

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The Line: Teacher Evaluation Lawsuit

October 9, 2015 – A hearing on teacher evaluations in Santa Fe was extended this…

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The Line: Proposed Reforms To Capital Outlay Process

October 9, 2015 – Think New Mexico, a Santa Fe-based think tank, proposed major reforms…

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The Line: Secretary Duran Faces New Charges

October 9, 2015 – The New Mexico Attorney General filed a a new charge of felony…

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The Line: Transparency In Government

October 2, 2015 – Albuquerque television state KRQE settled a lawsuit this week against the…

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The Line: Ethics Oversight For Elected Officials

October 2, 2015 – A committee of lawmakers met this week to discuss the possible impeachment of…

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The Line: Student Test Scores And Teacher Evaluations

October 2, 2015 – New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera recently told local media that…

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The Line: Campaign Finance Disclosure

September 18, 2015 – State law requires that political candidates file reports on campaign contributions…

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The Line: APD Oversight

September 18, 2015 – The chair of the Albuquerque Police Oversight Board sent a letter to…

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The Line: Albuquerque City Council Elections

September 11, 2015 – This week we hear from city council candidates in districts 4…

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The Line: Fixing City Animal Shelters (Web Extra)

September 11, 2015 – The Albuquerque Journal reported this week on a private investigation into…

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The Line: Secretary of State Faces Charges Related to Alleged Misuse of Campaign Donations

September 4, 2015 – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a criminal complaint with…

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The Line: APS Superintendent Resigns, What’s Next?

September 4, 2015 – Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino resigned this week. On the next…

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The Line: National Politics

August 28, 2015 – Governor Susana Martinez is expected to take on a new role…

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The Line: Scandal in APS Administration

August 28, 2015 – The APS board did not make a decision this week on…

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The Line: Trouble Within APS Administration

August 21, 2015 – New information emerged this week in an ongoing battle inside the new administration…

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The Line: Animas River Spill

August 21, 2015 – Local, state and federal officials continue to test and monitor the…

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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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