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Chaves County Police Shooting Lawsuit

6.24.2022 –Attorney general Hector Balderas is investigating a deadly deputy-involved shooting that killed 34-year-old David…

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Developments in the Race for Governor

6.24.2022 –The Panel explores the ups and downs of the Governor’s race where a new…

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Otero County Election Certification

6.24.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent developments in Otero County where commissioners…

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Bipartisan Agreement on Gun Legislation

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel assesses a bipartisan plan to address gun violence that…

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Otero County Chaos & Local Primary Results

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the chaos in Otero County where commissioners…

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President Biden Visits NM

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to President Biden’s weekend visit to our state.…

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General Election Preview

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel looks ahead to the general election. Panelists explore Republican Nominee…

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Primary Election Analysis

6.9.2022 –New Mexico voters had their say at the polls this week. Our Line Opinion…

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Flooding Concerns Following Historic Fires

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the lingering threat of flooding in parts of the…

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Calf Canyon Cause Revealed

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the troubling news that both the Hermit’s Peak and…

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New Proposed NM Interstate

6.3.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel discusses the economic implications of a potential interstate that…

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School Safety & Gun Control

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel offers ideas for action after another deadly school shooting in…

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Primary Preview

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the key races in the primary election…

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Two NM Pueblos Reach Cannabis Agreement

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel explores the possibilities for native tribes after two New…

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U.S. Forest Service Enacts Prescribed Burn Ban

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to pause…

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Wildfire Danger Rises

5.20.2022 – The Panel discusses the now record-setting wildfire burning near Las Vegas. Governor Michelle…

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NM Budget Surplus

5.20.2022 – New information from a legislative economist shows the state could be in for…

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Yazzie-Martinez Draft Plan

5.20.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new draft plan to address the…

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Virgin Galactic Delays

5.13.2022 –Virgin Galactic is announcing a delay in its plans to begin commercial space flights.…

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Wind & Wildfires

5.13.2022 –The Line also talks wildfires as the largest fire in the country burns in…

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Potential Abortion Impacts in NM

5.13.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the issue of abortion rights, and how overturning Roe…

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Wildfire Emergency

4.29.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has called for a state of emergency over wildfires…

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Federal Oil & Gas Leasing on Public Lands Resumes

4.29.2022 – A court decision has allowed oil and gas leasing to resume on public…

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AG’s Race & Political Developments

4.29.2022 – Campaign finance is being thrust into the spotlight in the Democratic race for…

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ABQ Proposes Homeless Encampments

4.15.2022 – Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller has a new plan to consolidate homeless encampments into…

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Election Preview

4.15.2022 – Election season is inching closer and Republican candidates for governor are ratcheting up…

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Water Woes & Wildfire Dangers

4.15.2022 – Our Line Opinion panelists discuss the startling number of wildfires burning in our…

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Bernalillo County Eviction Moratorium Ends

4.8.2022 –Bernalillo County is the latest to end its moratorium on non-payment evictions. Our Line…

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Assessing Recreational Cannabis Legalization

4.8.2022 – Our Line Opinion Panelists assess the success of New Mexico’s first week of…

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Special Session Relief Payments

4.8.2022 – Our Line Opinion Panelists react to the legislature’s decision to send $500 to…

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NM Senator Accused of Harassment & Culture in the Roundhouse

3.25.2022 – More women have come forward, accusing New Mexico State Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto of…

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Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales Begin April 1

3.25.2022 – Legal sales of recreational cannabis are set to begin April 1 in New…

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NM Governor Announces Special Session

3.25.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is calling legislators to a special session set to…

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Democratic Convention Recap

3.18.2022 – New Mexico’s Democratic Party has released the results from its pre-primary convention. Our…

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Executive Order on Hydrogen

3.18.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is taking executive action on hydrogen. The Governor is…

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Governor’s Budget & Veto Action

3.18.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed the largest budget in New Mexico history.…

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