This week on New Mexico in Focus correspondent Matt Grubs sits down with former New Mexico state historian Estevan Rael-Gálvez to talk about changes this year to Santa Fe’s controversial Entrada tradition.

Sarah Gustavus sits in for Gene Grant on the Line debates with Line panelists a judge’s decision to grant bail to adult defendants found in a northern New Mexico compound with 11 malnourished children, the body of a young child and a number of guns. They also discuss what’s new in politics this week including former governor Gary Johnson entering the New Mexico senate race, and look at neighborhood opposition to proposed “tiny home” villages.

New Mexico PBS’ one-hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus regularly airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and repeats Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1, and Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on Channel 9.1, except during Pledge Drives.

Studio Guest
Estevan Rael-Gálvez, former New Mexico state historian

Line Panelists
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal       
Carolyn Carlson, reporter, The Weekly Alibi
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP

Matt Grubs

Sarah Gustavus

The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus with associate producer Kathy Wimmer. NM PBS Public Affairs executive producer is Kevin McDonald.

Funding for New Mexico in Focus is provided by the McCune Charitable Foundation, the Neeper Natural History Programming Fund for KNME TV, and viewers like You.

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