The Line

This week, the line opinion panelists weigh in on news coverage of protests in Baltimore, the swearing in of Loretta Lynch as US Attorney General,and allegations of abuse by police officers in the Albuquerque Police Department. Host Gene Grant and the panelists … Continue reading The Line: May 1, 2015

This week, our line opinion panelists discuss changes announced by the city of Albuquerque in college requirements for APD officers. The line panelists and Gene Grant also debate what should happen next at the San Juan Generating Station in northwest New … Continue reading The Line: April 24, 2015

Next week, environmental groups and organizations across the world will celebrate Earth Day (April 22).  In order to better understand the current issues in New Mexico, we invited a special group of panelists to join us for this week’s line opinion panel. … Continue reading The Line: April 17, 2015

This week, our line opinion panelists discussed protests at the Trinity Test Site. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb test near Alamogordo, New Mexico. Nearby residents want the federal government to study the impact of the … Continue reading The Line: April 10, 2015

The Santa Fe Reporter and Santa Fe New Mexican recently reported that New Mexico’s middle class shrank in recent years. Are people in the community seeing signs that the state’s middle class is getting smaller? This week’s line opinion panelists … Continue reading The Line: April 3, 2015

The 2015 regular legislative session ended recently. Lawmakers on both sides blame the other party for the low number of bills that passed this year. Many headlines in the local media included the word “bitter” to describe the political climate … Continue reading The Line: March 27, 2015

Democratic State Senator Phil Griego resigned last weekend over his support as a lawmaker for a state real estate deal that he made money on as a broker. This week’s line opinion panelists react to the resignation and talk about whether citizen lawmakers … Continue reading The Line: March 20, 2015

This week, NMiF covers both sides of the debate over Right to Work legislation at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. Our line opinion panelists share their thoughts on debate this session over the Right to Work bills: And a story in … Continue reading The Line: March 13, 2015

This week, we sat down with three students from Albuquerque High School who walked out of class to protest new testing requirements. Our line opinion panelists shared their reactions to student protests across the  state. The line discussed a tax passed … Continue reading The Line: March 6, 2015

Is the legislature this year focused on a few divisive issues? That was the argument made in the Santa Fe New Mexican by reporters Steve Terrell and Milan Simonich: Controversial issues divide lawmakers along party lines This week’s line opinion panelists … Continue reading The Line: February 27, 2015