Lawmakers are soon returning to Santa Fe, called to the Roundhouse by Gov. Susana Martinez to tackle the once-a-decade task of redrawing the boundaries of N. M.'s political districts. Former Speaker of the N.M. House of Representatives Raymond G. Sanchez explores the political give-and-take surrounding redistricting.
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Also, correspondent Peter St. Cyr talks to New Mexico Voices for Children about "Kids Count," the annual checkup of N.M. children and how their well-being fares against the rest of the nation.
• Chris Hollis, Kids Count director
• Sharon Kayne, communications director, New Mexico Voices for Children
Line Guest Panelist
• Raymond G. Sanchez, attorney and former speaker, N. M. House of Representatives
• Dan Foley, former Minority Whip, N. M. House of Representatives
• Sophie Martin, former managing editor, DukeCityFix.com
• Laura Sanchez, environmental lawyer, Natural Resources Defense Council
New Mexico in Focus Correspondent
• Peter St. Cyr, Veritas New Mexico Online Magazine
• Gene Grant, Weekly Alibi Columnist
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New Mexico in Focus Looks at Redistricting
August 18, 2011