2.18.2022 –The 2022 Legislative Session ended at noon on Thursday, February 17th. A frantic finish helped push many of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s top priorities over the finish line, including a record budget, substantial teacher raises, and a package of crime bills. Our Line opinion panel of working journalists break down those key issues and the tactics used to get them to the governor’s desk.
Host: Gene Grant
Line Opinion Panelists:
Algernon D’Ammassa, reporter, Las Cruces Sun-News
Julia Goldberg, reporter, Santa Fe Reporter
Trip Jennings, executive director, New Mexico in Depth
For More Information:
Gov. touts session successes as 64 bills pass amid challenges – Albuquerque Journal
What passed, what failed in the 2022 legislative session – Santa Fe New Mexican
This segment is part of our Your New Mexico Government project, a collaboration between KUNM radio and New Mexico PBS. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.