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December 11, 2015 – The independent monitor for reforms in the Albuquerque Police Department released his first report late last week. James Ginger says there is still no agreement on a new use of force policy for officers, which was … Continue reading The Line: APD Monitor Releases First Report

November 6, 2015 – New Mexico in Focus is currently examining efforts to promote and highlight entrepreneurship in the city of Albuquerque. Last month, Mayor Richard Berry hosted the 2015 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship. In our latest installment in our … Continue reading The Line: Entrepreneurship in Albuquerque

November 6, 2015 – Violence is on the mind of many New Mexicans right now. The recent shooting death of four-year-old Lilly Garcia in a road rage incident and the death of Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster have people talking about … Continue reading The Line: Violence In New Mexico

October 30, 2015 – Secretary of State Dianna Duran resigned late last week and pleaded guilty to several counts related to the misuse of campaign funds. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists talk about what we can … Continue reading The Line: Duran Resigned, What’s Next?

October 30, 2015 – It’s been one year since the city of Albuquerque signed an agreement with the Department of Justice that requires reforms in the Albuquerque Police Department. This week on the next New Mexico in Focus, we look back … Continue reading The Line: Reforming APD

October 23, 2015 – The shooting death of four-year-old Lilly Garcia in a road rage incident in Albuquerque this week has many people talking about public safety, violence and access to guns. Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists … Continue reading The Line: Guns In New Mexico

October 23, 2015 – The Las Vegas Optic recently reported that Mora Independent School District Superintendent Charles E. Trujillo falsified his credentials to qualify for the position. Trujillo also previously oversaw the licensing bureau within the Public Education Department. Two PED employees … Continue reading The Line: Mora Superintendent Faked Credentials

October 23, 2015 – We learned this week that former state Senator Phil Griego continues to spend campaign funds. He stepped down from his position in the legislature earlier this year amid serious ethics allegations. Is Griego breaking the law in how he is currently … Continue reading The Line: Former NM Senator Still Spending Campaign Funds

October 9, 2015 – New Energy Economy, a Santa Fe-based advocacy group, filed a request with the state Supreme Court this week to disqualify four Public Regulation Commission members from voting on the future of the San Juan Generating Station. … Continue reading The Line: Group Files Request To Disqualify PRC Members From Voting On San Juan Generating Station

October 9, 2015 – A hearing on teacher evaluations in Santa Fe was extended this week. A group of teachers unions, teachers and lawmakers filed a lawsuit earlier this year challenging the state’s current teacher evaluation system. Host Gene Grant and this … Continue reading The Line: Teacher Evaluation Lawsuit