The Line

November 20, 2015 – More than thirty governors across the U.S. have publicly stated that they either oppose resettlement of refugees from Syria in their state or have questions about how refugees will be screened. That includes New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. Host Gene … Continue reading The Line: Governor Martinez’s Response To Syrian Refugees

November 20, 2015 – The world was surprised last weekend when MMA fighter Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey and took the UFC bantamweight title. Holm grew up in Albuquerque and continues to train here. Holm’s win put the international spotlight on … Continue reading The Line: Holly Holm Victory (Web Extra)

November 13, 2015 – Albuquerque mayor Richard Berry recently proposed  new development projects for the downtown area. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists talk about public reaction to the proposal and where the money would go. LINE PANELISTS: Tom Garrity, … Continue reading The Line: Development Proposals In Downtown Albuquerque

November 13, 2015 – The debate over New Mexico driver’s licenses is heating up again. New Mexico is currently out of compliance with the federal REAL ID Act. The Department of Homeland Security recently declined to issue another extension to the state. … Continue reading The Line: New Mexico Out Of Compliance With REAL ID Act, What’s Next?

November 13, 2015 – Albuquerque Police Chief Gordon Eden spoke with KOB-TV this week about the 10 day rule. That rule went into effect earlier this year and requires that evidence in felony cases is turned over to the district … Continue reading The Line: Blame Game

November 13, 2015 – Local media reported this week on an FBI investigation that is apparently looking at a close advisor to Governor Susana Martinez. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists discuss the investigation and public reaction. LINE PANELISTS: … Continue reading The Line: FBI Investigation In New Mexico

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?