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Changes in the Governor’s Administration

November 19, 2021 –The Line Panel addresses a series of recent departures from Governor Lujan…

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Unleashing COVID-19 Boosters for NM Adults

November 19, 2021 –The Line Panel address the rising number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations…

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Intersection of Education and Politics in New Mexico

November 19, 2021 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the debate over the state’s…

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NM Prepares to Vaccinate Children Against COVID-19

November 5, 2021 –The FDA and CDC have both approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children…

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Legalization of recreational Cannabis in New Mexicl

Roundhouse Gun Ban

November 5, 2021 – After a decision to ban guns at the New Mexico State…

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Elections Analysis

November 5, 2021 – The Line panel digs into Tuesday’s election results in races around…

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Return of Double Dipping?

October 29, 2021 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to a push at the Capitol…

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Film Set Safety in New Mexico

October 29, 2021 – One week after the deadly, accidental shooting on the set of…

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Municipal Elections Preview

October 29, 2021 –Days away from the upcoming election, our Line Opinion Panel discusses the…

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COVID Relief Spending Squabble

October 22, 2021 –The Line opinion panel shares legal perspective on the Governor’s power to…

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NM United Stadium Vote Breakdown

October 22, 2021 – The Line opinion panel talks about the Bond Proposal to build…

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New Redistricting Process Takeaways

October 22, 2021 –The Line opinion panel discusses the recent work of New Mexico’s Independent…

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Rural HealthCare Bill

Health Care Staffing

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel explores the problem of a burned-out, stressed-out…

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Campaign Finance Reporting

October 15, 2021 – The Line opinion panel breaks down the latest campaign finance numbers…

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Addressing the Homeless and Housing Crunch | Web Extra

October 1, 2021 – Despite a pandemic ban on evictions, some tenants in precarious housing situations…

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Measuring Student Success During COVID

October 1, 2021 – Standardized testing was so sparse in New Mexico in 2020 and…

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Balloon Fiesta Ready to Take Flight

September 24, 2021 – New Mexico’s premiere fall event is just days away, and we…

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COVID and Reopening New Mexico

April 30, 2021 – The Line explores the impact of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s new…

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Transparency Issue at CYFD

April 30, 2021 – The Line opinion panelists discuss a report from Searchlight New Mexico…

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NOMONO Back in the Stands

Population Growth Lags in New Mexico

April 30, 2021 – The Line opinion panel looks at population news from the Census…

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Possible PNM Acquisition

April 23, 2021 – Next month, the Public Regulation Commission will decide whether to approve…

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New Mexico True Campaign Refresh

April 23, 2021 – The New Mexico True tourism campaign, rolled out during the administration…

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Looking Ahead to the 2022 Governor’s Race

April 23, 2021 – New Mexico’s next gubernatorial election is a year and a half…

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Final Legislative Action from the 2021 Session

April 16, 2021 – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham had until April 9 to sign or…

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Congressional District 1 Race

April 16, 2021 – The Line wades into the special election to replace Deb Haaland…

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COVID Cancels Some In-Person Learning

April 16, 2021 – At the urging of the governor, schools around the state opened…

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COVID Vaccination Plans

April 9, 2021 – NMiF looks at the state’s vaccination plans and its rollout. All…

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Bill-Signing Week for Governor

April 9, 2021 – The Line opinion panel zeroes in on the bills being signed…

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Good Government Bills

March 26, 2021 – There were several so-called good government bills brought up in the…

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Women in NM’s Legislature

March 26, 2021 – Accusations from female lawmakers of hostile treatment within the halls of…

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Legislative Overview

March 26, 2021 – The Line opinion panel discusses the slew of landmark bills that…

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Governor Asks President for Oil and Gas Relief

March 19, 2021 – One of the first actions President Biden took upon taking office…

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Race to Replace Deb Haaland’s Vacated Seat

March 19, 2021 – Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation as the next Interior Secretary of the…

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Legislative Session Sprint to the Finish

March 19, 2021 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at all the…

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APD Leadership

March 12, 2021 – Albuquerque’s Mayor Tim Keller announced this week that he has appointed…

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