Trump Administration Immigration Policy Prompts Lawsuit | The Line

>>BY THE WAY, OUR FACEBOOK LIVE SESSION THIS PAST WEDNESDAY TOOK A DIFFERENT LOOK AT THE CENSUS INCLUDING WHY IT IS HARD FOR GOVERNMENT TO FILL ITS CENSUS JOBS. YOU CAN FIND THAT CONVERSATION ON NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS FACEBOOK PAGE. THE RELATIONSHIP OF OUR GOVERNMENT WITH CITIZENS CAN BE COMPLEX. THAT IS DEMONSTRATED NOT […]

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Ethics Commission Proposal

Ethics Commission Proposal

>>VOTERS LAST YEAR APPROVED CREATION OF NEW INDEPENDENT ETHICS COMMISSION BY A NEARLY 3-1 MARGIN, BUT EXACTLY HOW THAT BODY WILL BE SET UP AND FUNCTION IS STILL LARGELY UNKNOWN. BUT THIS WEEK WE GET THE FIRST GLIMPSE OF A PLAN AS REPRESENTATIVE DAYMON ELY INTRODUCED HOUSE BILL 4. THE PROPOSAL WOULD GIVE ETHICS COMMISSION […]

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Man with Gun Verbally Harassing People on Santa Fe Plaza | The Line

>>THERE’S A MAN THAT’S BEEN WALKING AROUND THE SANTA FE PLAZA WITH, AS I SAID, A GUN ON HIS HIP ALLEGEDLY HARASSING MINORITY VENDORS AND OTHERS HE COMES ACROSS. MAYOR ALAN WEBBER’S OFFICE HAS RECEIVED MANY COMPLAINTS AND COMMENTS, AND LEAH CANTOR OF THE SANTA FE REPORTER WRITES THAT THE MAYOR SAYS: ‘THE CITY IS […]

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Former Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo

>>THE GOVERNOR HAS KEPT HER REASONS FOR FIRING EDUCATION SECRETARY KAREN TRUJILLO FAIRLY VAGUE, CITING A LACK OF LEADERSHIP ON REFORM EFFORTS AND SUBPAR COMMUNICATION. TRUJILLO, HOWEVER, HAS BEEN OUTSPOKEN AND SAYS HER DISMISSAL CAME WITHOUT WARMING. RECENTLY SHE SAT DOWN WITH FRED MARTINO OF OUR SISTER STATION, KRWG, AT NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY. HERE’S […]

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Unvaccinated Children in New Mexico Schools | The Line

Unvaccinated Children in New Mexico Schools | The Line

>>THE ANTI-VAXXER MOVEMENT ROLLS ON. WHILE IT’S CERTAINLY A NATIONAL STORY WITH 26 STATES NOW REPORTING MEASLES CASES, THERE IS A NEW MEXICO ANGLE. IT SEEMS WE HAVE A LOOPHOLE IN OUR SYSTEM HERE THAT ALLOWS PARENTS TO EXEMPT THEIR CHILD WITHOUT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. JOHN ROBY AND THE SANTA FE REPORTER DISCOVERED A STARTLING […]

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Counties Pass Laws Counteracting State Policy | The Line

>>DOZENS OF NEW MEXICO COUNTIES HAVE PASSED MEASURES OPPOSING GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION THIS SESSION, AND TEN COUNTIES HAVE PASSED ORDINANCES BANNING UNIONS FROM REQUIRING PAYMENTS OF WORKERS WHO BENEFIT FROM UNION CONTRACTS REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THEY’RE UNION MEMBERS. BUT THE GOVERNOR SAYS IT’S TIME FOR COUNTIES TO TOW THE LINE ON GUN SAFETY, […]

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Women divided in the #MeToo era | Anywhere but Washington

Women divided in the #MeToo era | Anywhere but Washington

I’m here today not because I want to be. I am terrified. Trump’s voice: How’d you get there? I don’t remember. Where is the place? I don’t remember. To tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school. The #MeToo movement – a climactic change that many hope will wash […]

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WATCH: Bus driver survives dramatic crash with a truck

WATCH: Bus driver survives dramatic crash with a truck

This bus driver in New Mexico’s lucky to be alive. He wasn’t wearing his seatbelt when a pick up truck allegedly ran a red light, sending him through the windscreen. Police say the truck driver wasn’t drunk at the time. Miraculously, the bus driver only suffered cuts and grazes. Fortunately, there were no passengers on […]

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Janet Napolitano, Our Land Gila Wilderness, El Paso Shootings Reaction | Preview

Janet Napolitano, Our Land Gila Wilderness, El Paso Shootings Reaction | Preview

>>FUNDING FOR NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS PROVIDED BY THE MCCUNE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION AND THE NEEPER NATURAL HISTORY PROGRAMMING FUND FOR KNME-TV AND VIEWERS LIKE YOU.>>THIS WEEK ON NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, DOMESTIC TERRORISM. HOW SHOULD NEW MEXICO AND THE U.S. RESPOND TO SHOOTINGS?>>THERE IS MORE ACTUAL LOSS OF LIFE ATTRIBUTABLE TO DOMESTIC TERRORISTS THAN THOSE […]

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New Book Shares Genízaro Slavery History in New Mexico

>>IN THE UNITED STATES WE OFTEN ASSOCIATE SLAVERY EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE SOUTH, BUT, SLAVERY WAS COMMON IN THE SOUTHWEST TOO, ESPECIALLY IN NEW MEXICO. TRADERS CAPTURED AND SOLD NATIVE AMERICANS TO HISPANIC FAMILIES, A PROCESS CONTINUED UP TO AND BEYOND THE CIVIL WAR. THEY WERE CALLED GENIZAROS. AS MORE HISTORIANS WRITE THESE STORIES, MORE PEOPLE […]

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