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What Passed in the 2022 Legislative Session?

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 challengesAlbuquerque Journal

What passed, what failed in the 2022 legislative sessionSanta Fe New Mexican

Legislature: Last full day of 2022 session unfolds, reconciled budget clears both chambersLas Cruces Sun-News

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.