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December 18, 2015 – This week, host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panel counted down the top news stories of 2015. Number 8 on our list was the New Mexico Public Education Department. LINE PANELISTS: Russell Contreras, Associated Press … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #8 – Public Education

December 18, 2015 – In our countdown of the top stories of the year, the New Mexico in Focus staff and Line panelists ranked economic development number 9 in our list. Previous NMiF coverage of economic development: 2015 Legislature: Economic Development … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #9 – Economic Development

December 18, 2015 – This week we begin our countdown of the top news stories of 2015 with a special Line panel of local journalists. The Gila River Diversion Project was number 10 on our list. Previous coverage on New Mexico … Continue reading Top Stories Of 2015: #10 – Gila River Diversion Project

December 11, 2015 – This week, 24/7 Wall Street released a report that ranked New Mexico as the “worst run” state in the country. What do you think about this ranking? Do you care about national rankings? Share your thoughts … Continue reading The Line: “Worst Run State” – What Negative Rankings Mean for New Mexico (Web Extra)

September 11, 2015 – The Santa Fe Reporter has been closely following the licensing process for medical marijuana producers in New Mexico. Journalist Peter St Cyr wrote about secrecy in the application process this week: Santa Fe Reporter – Green Rush … Continue reading The Line: Medical Marijuana Producers in NM

December 11, 2015 – A judge recently granted a temporary injunction in a case that challenges the use of student tests in teacher evaluations. Host Gene Grant leads a discussion of this new development with this week’s Line opinion panelists. LINE … Continue reading The Line: Injunction Granted In Teacher Evaluation Case

December 4, 2015 – The Albuquerque-based startup Skorpios Technologies is getting positive attention right now. The Albuquerque Journal recently called it a possible “high-tech home run.” The Line opinion panelists talk about the success of Skorpios and attracting more high-tech, … Continue reading The Line: High Tech Success Story (Web Extra)

December 4, 2015 – A new report confirmed what many people may have already suspected – it can be dangerous to travel on the roads of New Mexico. The factors considered included drunk driving, speeding and reckless driving. This week, … Continue reading The Line: New Mexico Drivers

December 4, 2015 – The recent shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado raised new questions about the words used to describe abortion and abortion providers across the country. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains released a statement, including … Continue reading The Line: The Language Used To Debate Abortion

December 4, 2015 – State lawmakers on the Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee heard a report this week on funding for the courts. The Santa Fe Reporter also covered the high cost of incarcerating people in local jails. How much money is … Continue reading The Line: Funding For New Mexico Courts