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January 22, 2016 – A group of Albuquerque business owners who oppose the city’s plan for creating a bus rapid transit line down Central Avenue started the process this week to attempt to recall new city council member Pat Davis. The reason they … Continue reading The Line: Business Owners Come Out Against Rapid Transit Plan

January 22, 2016 – Jeff Procter reported for New Mexico in Depth this week that a state grand jury subpoenaed numerous documents and correspondence between  former APD Chief Ray Schultz and Taser International. “The documents offer a first glimpse into state … Continue reading The Line: Attorney General Issues Subpoenas Related To Taser Contract

January 22, 2016 – Lawmakers are in Santa Fe for the 2016 legislative session. This year is a 30-day budget session, but other bills on a range of issues may also be considered. Host Gene Grant leads a discussion on … Continue reading The Line: Opening Week Of The Legislature

January 15, 2016 – New Mexicans will not need a passport to board a plane this month. The state, along with many others, recently received a two year extension in one area of the REAL ID Act from the Department of … Continue reading The Line: What’s The Real Issue With REAL ID?

January 15, 2016 – Websites like AirBnb and apps like Uber make it easy to connect with local people who want to offer a place to stay or a ride around town. But what’s now known as the sharing economy could have … Continue reading The Line: The Sharing Economy In New Mexico

January 15, 2016 – The 2016 legislative session is a short one – 30 days. Is that enough time for state lawmakers to pass a new budget and address other issues like ethics reform? The Santa Fe New Mexican reported … Continue reading The Line: Legislative Preview

January 14, 2016 – We learned about the New Mexico Truth campaign as the Line panelists sat down to tape our weekly discussion of events and issues in the news for this week’s show. The New Mexico Truth campaign uses … Continue reading The Line: Parody Campaign Calls Out Poverty In New Mexico (Web Extra)

January 8, 2015 – A storm in late December brought heavy snow to many parts of the state. Dairy farmers in west Texas and New Mexico are reporting that they lost thousands of cows in the storm. Could more extreme … Continue reading The Line: Winter Storms Hurt New Mexico Farmers and Ranchers

January 8, 2015 – The takeover of buildings at a wildlife refuge in Oregon has brought new attention to the ongoing conflict over management of public lands. There is currently about 13 million acres of public land in New Mexico. Host … Continue reading The Line: Public Lands

January 8, 2016 – Governor Susana Martinez is currently in her second term in office but journalists and political pundits have speculated for years that she may someday run for higher office. An incident at the Eldorado Hotel in Santa Fe around the holidays … Continue reading The Line: Governor Martinez’s Political Future