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April 29, 2016 – A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that about 10 percent of children in New Mexico are growing up with a parent who has been incarcerated. How does time in prison impact parents, … Continue reading The Line: Incarcerated Parents

April 29, 2016 – New Mexico has one of the last primaries in the country. Could voters have an impact in June when they go to the polls? Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists debate our state’s status in … Continue reading The Line: New Mexico Primaries

April 22, 2016 – Our media partner New Mexico in Depth reported this week that UNM regent Host Gene Grant and this week’s panelists also discuss calls from some Native American student groups for the University of New Mexico to … Continue reading The Line: UNM Regent Deleted Emails; Student Groups Protest UNM Seal

April 22, 2016 – This week Host Gene Grant leads a discussion with our Line panelists about several economic stories in this news.   LINE PANELISTS: Janice Arnold-Jones, former state lawmaker Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip Tom … Continue reading The Line: Economic Woes

April 22, 2016 – The Santa Fe New Mexican published a series of stories this week on health care in New Mexico prisons. The paper found that state officials appear to have ignored complaints from inmates and staff about the … Continue reading The Line: Inmate Lawsuits Point To Concerns About Health Care Provider

April 15, 2016 – This week New Mexico In Focus looks at safety concerns for bicyclists and pedestrians. We bring you the new documentary “Hikers, Bikers and Automobiles” from local filmmaker Chris Schueler. The film features doctors, city planners, community members and other advocates who … Continue reading Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety

April 8, 2016 – An almost three-year investigation ended when Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the last two of fifteen behavioral health providers had been cleared of Medicaid fraud. The AG’s office found some regulatory violations, but no evidence … Continue reading The Line: All 15 Behavioral Health Providers Cleared of Fraud

April 8, 2016 – Civil rights groups are asking a judge to release tax overpayments and halt the policy of withholding refunds from immigrants who are not U.S. citizens or nationals. Are immigrants being unfairly targeted? Host Gene Grant leads … Continue reading The Line: Is New Mexico Wrongly Withholding Tax Refunds From Immigrants?

April 8, 2016 – Former Senator Phil Griego this week pleaded not guilty to ten criminal counts of corruption, including fraud and bribery – and Judge David Thompson became the ninth judge set to preside over the case as previous … Continue reading The Line: Former State Senator Phil Griego Pleads Not Guilty to Corruption

April 1, 2016 – The owners of Morningside Antiques on Central avenue in Albuquerque recently announced that the store is closing after 30 years in business. What does this signal for the health of retailers in the Nob Hill neighborhood? … Continue reading The Line: The Future Of Retail In Nob Hill