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September 11, 2015 – This week we hear from city council candidates in districts 4 and 6. They shared ideas for tackling public safety and crime, homelessness, economic development and transportation. Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists also … Continue reading The Line: Albuquerque City Council Elections

September 11, 2015 – The Albuquerque Journal reported this week on a private investigation into conditions at city animal shelters. Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists debate what changes might be needed in the management of pet adoptions … Continue reading The Line: Fixing City Animal Shelters (Web Extra)

September 4, 2015 – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a criminal complaint with 64 charges against Secretary of State Dianna Duran. Duran is accused of tapping campaign funds for personal use at casinos around the state. The charges … Continue reading The Line: Secretary of State Faces Charges Related to Alleged Misuse of Campaign Donations

September 4, 2015 – Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino resigned this week. On the next New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists debate the latest news in the APS administration scandal this summer that … Continue reading The Line: APS Superintendent Resigns, What’s Next?

August 28, 2015 – Governor Susana Martinez is expected to take on a new role in the national Republican party and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson endorsed Hillary Clinton this week. What does the latest news in national politics … Continue reading The Line: National Politics

August 28, 2015 – The APS board did not make a decision this week on the future of Superintendent Luis Valentino. A scandal surrounding his new administration has outraged parents and teachers in recent weeks. Many have called for him … Continue reading The Line: Scandal in APS Administration

August 21, 2015 – New information emerged this week in an ongoing battle inside the new administration for Albuquerque Public Schools. Superintendent Dr. Luis Valentio accidentally sent a text message two weeks ago to CFO Don Moya that he intended to send … Continue reading The Line: Trouble Within APS Administration

August 21, 2015 – Local, state and federal officials continue to test and monitor the Animas River after a recent toxic spill of wastewater from an abandoned mine in Colorado. The water is open again for recreation and irrigation but … Continue reading The Line: Animas River Spill

August 21, 2015 – A judge ruled this week that two APD officers, Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez, will go to trial for their role in the shooting death of James Boyd in 2014. Boyd was a homeless man with … Continue reading The Line: Two APD Officers will go to Trial for Boyd Shooting

August 14, 2015 – Local media reported this week that BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico did not receive approval from the state Office of the Superintendent of Insurance for a requested 51 percent premium increase. Albuquerque Business First reports that … Continue reading The Line: Premium Increase Request From BlueCross BlueShield Rejected by NM Officials