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June 3, 2016 – Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson secured the libertarian nomination last weekend and will be the representing the Libertarian party in the general election. The nominee for Vice President is former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, who served as governor … Continue reading The Line: Gary Johnson Secures Libertarian Nomination

June 3, 2016 – Several Albuquerque city councilors voiced concerns recently after news broke that the Albuquerque Police Department was selling drugs to people in undercover sting operations. Mayor Richard Berry has said that he will not stop the department and that statement garnished … Continue reading The Line: City Councilors Express Concerns About Reverse Sting Operations (Web Extra)

June 3, 2016 – NM Political Report published a story this week on the legal team brought in to represent high level officials from the New Mexico Human Services Department in a federal case that includes allegations officials falsified food benefit applications in … Continue reading The Line: Update On Food Benefits Court Case

May 27, 2016 – The University of New Mexico announced Tuesday that it is part of a bid for joint management of Sandia National Labs. “UNM is a member of the team led by Battelle and The Boeing Company, along with the Texas A&M … Continue reading The Line: UNM Joins Team Seeking To Manage Sandia National Laboratories

May 27, 2016 – This week host Gene Grant leads a discussion on the latest political news with our Line opinion panelists. They react to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s visit to New Mexico this week, protests in the streets … Continue reading The Line: Response To Trump Campaign & Election Year Politics

May 27, 2016 – An article Santa Fe New Mexican caught the attention of our Line opinion panelists this week. Fake service dogs can cause trouble for people with real ones   Line Panelists: Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative Tom … Continue reading The Line: Regulating Service Animals (web extra)

May 27, 2016 – An Associated Press story about rural economic development caught our attention this week. Old movie theaters could be key element of rural New Mexico economic development Line Panelists: Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative Tom Garrity, Garrity … Continue reading The Line: Renovations Of Rural Theaters (web extra)

May 20, 2016 – Local media are reporting that the Albuquerque Police Department asked a judge to allow the department to manufacture and use confiscated drugs for undercover busts. APD detective Brian Sallee said in an interview with KRQE that APD is, “not … Continue reading The Line: Critiques Of APD Drug Stings

May 20, 2016 – Officials from the New Mexico Human Services Department were in court last week to testify on allegations that HSD supervisors told employees to falsify applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). On New Mexico In Focus this week, producer Sarah … Continue reading The Line: Allegations Against HSD Officials

May 20, 2016 – A political action committee with connections to developers of the proposed Santolina project have donated money to the campaigns of two contenders for the Bernalillo County Commission’s District Two seat. The candidates in the Democratic primary are Steven … Continue reading The Line: PAC Spending In Bernalillo County Commission Race