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Developments in the Race for Governor

6.24.2022 –The Panel explores the ups and downs of the Governor’s race where a new…

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Otero County Election Certification

6.24.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel reacts to the recent developments in Otero County where commissioners…

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NM Secretary of State Addresses Otero Co. Saga

6.24.2022 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio talks one-on-one with Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver about…

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Otero County Chaos & Local Primary Results

6.17.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the chaos in Otero County where commissioners…

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Primary Election Assessment with Common Cause New Mexico

6.9.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio also discusses the outcome of this week’s Primary Election,…

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General Election Preview

6.9.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel looks ahead to the general election. Panelists explore Republican Nominee…

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Primary Election Analysis

6.9.2022 –New Mexico voters had their say at the polls this week. Our Line Opinion…

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Primary Preview

5.27.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel dives into the key races in the primary election…

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NM Budget Surplus

5.20.2022 – New information from a legislative economist shows the state could be in for…

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Yazzie-Martinez Draft Plan

5.20.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reviews the state’s new draft plan to address the…

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AG’s Race & Political Developments

4.29.2022 – Campaign finance is being thrust into the spotlight in the Democratic race for…

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Analyzing Latinx Voting Trends

4.15.2022 – Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with an expert on Latinx voting trends to…

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Election Preview

4.15.2022 – Election season is inching closer and Republican candidates for governor are ratcheting up…

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Assessing the Efficiency of Relief Payments

4.8.2022 – New Mexico State University Professor Emeritus Dr. James Peach joins the program to…

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Special Session Relief Payments

4.8.2022 – Our Line Opinion Panelists react to the legislature’s decision to send $500 to…

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NM Senator Accused of Harassment & Culture in the Roundhouse

3.25.2022 – More women have come forward, accusing New Mexico State Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto of…

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NM Governor Announces Special Session

3.25.2022 – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is calling legislators to a special session set to…

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Democratic Convention Recap

3.18.2022 – New Mexico’s Democratic Party has released the results from its pre-primary convention. Our…

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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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New Mexico Ethics Watch Keeps Eye on Lobbyist Activity

January 24, 2020 – NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs speaks with Kathleen Sabo of New…

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