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Do Churches Need to Stay Out of Politics?

December 3, 2021 –A New Mexico Pastor is at the center of a national discussion…

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Changing Derogatory Place Names

December 3, 2021 – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is moving to remove…

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Roundhouse Rule Changes

December 3, 2021 –The State Legislature is ready for a special session to end 2021,…

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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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The Line: PRC Drops Suit Against Santa Fe Newspaper

August 14, 2015 – At the beginning of this week, the Santa Fe New Mexican…

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The Line: Google Will Move Titan Aerospace to California

August 14, 2015 – Google announced recently that the company will move Titan Aerospace from…

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The Line: Toxic Spill in the Animas River

August 14, 2015 – A spill at the Gold King Mine in Colorado turned the Animas…

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The Line: Explosions at Two Churches in Las Cruces (web extra)

August 7, 2015 – Explosions at two churches in Las Cruces last weekend have many…

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The Line: Hearing Begins for Officers Involved in Boyd Shooting

August 7, 2015 – A preliminary hearing began this week for two officers involved in the…

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The Line: Do Teen Curfews Work?

August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque city councilor Ken Sanchez has proposed that the city re-visit…

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The Line: Cutting Carbon Emissions

August 7, 2015 – The Obama administration announced a new plan this week to cut…

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The Line: Mayor Berry Announces Removal of Confederate Flag in Old Town

August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry announced this week the Confederate flag will be…

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The Line: Levi Chavez Admitted to UNM Law School (Web Extra)

July 31, 2015 – Former APD officer Levi Chavez has been admitted to the UNM…

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The Line: Why Does Albuquerque Keep Losing Residents?

July 31, 2015 – Bloomberg Business reported this week that Albuquerque is one of the…

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The Line: Proposed Penalties for Sanctuary Cities

July 31, 2015 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would…

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The Line: Santa Fe Police Chief Resigns

July 31, 2015 – Santa Fe police chief Eric Garcia announced this week that he…

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The Line: Santa Fe School District Needs More Teachers (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – The Santa Fe Reporter highlighted an accelerated teacher training program this…

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The Line: Confederate Symbols (Web Extra)

July 24, 2015 – ebate continues over a set of plaques that mark the presence of…

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The Line: Fracking in New Mexico

July 24, 2015 – This week’s line opinion panelists reacted to our interviews with people…

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The Line: Distributing Naxalone in New Mexico

July 24, 2015 – The number of people who are abusing heroin and prescription drugs is…

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The Line: Lab Officials Used Federal Funds to Lobby

July 17, 2015 – This week the Center for Public Integrity released a report on…

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The Line: Trinity Downwinders

July 17, 2015 – The first atomic bomb was tested in New Mexico 70 years…

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