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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.22.21

The 2021 Legislative Session is now over… or is it? Lawmakers ended a whirlwind couple…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.19.21

A lot of fireworks throughout the night and into the wee hours of the morning.…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.18.21

A late night/early morning helps push cannabis legalization legislation one step closer to the finish…

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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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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.17.21

A lot of the activity here in the last days of the session, not surprisingly,…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.16.21

Things are definitely moving fast and furious in the Roundhouse, as you would expect with…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.15.21

A busy weekend in the Roundhouse, capped off by yes votes for Medical Aid in…

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A Year in Pandemic

Twelve months ago, team NoMoNo was busy having conversations about how we were going to…

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Broadband Expansion Plan

March 12, 2021 – Broadband expansion. According to New Mexico’s governor, it’s “the most urgently…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.12.21

We’re now just a little over a week away from the end of the 2021…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.10.21

And then there were 2 — cannabis legalization bills. At least that’s the way things…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.9.21

The big news in the Roundhouse yesterday had nothing to do with specific legislation, but…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.8.21

Another busy week in store for the session, and today also marks the second to…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.5.21

One of the big stories to come out of the Roundhouse yesterday actually involves Governor…

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State Civil Rights Act Police Reform

March 5, 2021 – A bill that purports to level the playing field when it…

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Reining in Short-term Lenders

March 5, 2021 – The state Senate signed off on a bill this past week…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.4.21

Thanks for joining us again for this short legislative update, coming to you straight from…

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Your NM Government: Roundhouse Update | 3.3.21

A definite potpourri of legislative topics for you today, starting with an update on proposals…

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Statewide Reporter Debrief

October 30, 2020 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with reporters across the state to…

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New Mexico Election News

October 30, 2020 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with Dan Boyd of the Albuquerque Journal, who…

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Making Sure Your Vote Counts

October 23, 2020 – NMiF producer Matt Grubs talks with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver about how voters should…

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Keeping Track of USPS Boxes 

August 28, 2020 – Reports of removed mail collection boxes around the country have prompted…

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Voting by Mail

August 21, 2020 – As the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of women winning the…

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The Governor on Bringing New Mexicans Through COVID Crisis

August 7, 2020 – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has been shepherding New Mexico through the COVID-19 crisis since the first…

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Improving Elections During COVID-19

July 10, 2020 – New Mexico made it unnecessarily hard for people to vote during the June primary, UNM political…

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Elizabeth Groginsky, New Early Childhood Education Cabinet Secretary

June 26, 2020 – Correspondent Russell Contreras talks with Elizabeth Groginsky, the first secretary of…

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Election Debrief

June 5, 2020 – Nearly 40 percent of eligible voters cast a ballot in the…

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Primary Voting

May 29, 2020 – Ahead of next week’s primary elections, correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks with…

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Economic Recovery Council Co-Chairs

May 29, 2020 – Producer Matt Grubs talks with Christina Campos and Brian Moore, who…

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Primary Voting in New Mexico During Pandemic

May 8, 2020 – Senior producer Matt Grubs tackles the issue of voting during the…

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Counting State’s Native American Population for 2020 Census

March 20, 2020 – The U.S. Census quietly got underway last week. As it has…

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Good Government in Practice: New Mexico Ethics Commission

February 28, 2020 – Senior producer Matt Grubs sits down with the executive director of the New Mexico…

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Your NM Government: Legislative Session Overview

February 21, 2020 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland travels to the Roundhouse to get a feel…

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Your NM Government: Reforming the State’s Public Employment Pension Program

February 14, 2020 – New Mexico’s public pension fund is $7 billion in the hole.…

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Your NM Government: Good Government at the Legislature

February 7, 2020 – The state House passed its version of the budget this week,…

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