This week on New Mexico in Focus, the panel talks with former Congresswoman and current Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Heather Wilson to discuss her policy priorities and her campaign to return to Washington D.C.

New Mexico PBS' one hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1. The show can also be seen on New Mexico PBS Channel 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

Also this week, women's rights advocate Martha Burk continues the discussion about budget priorities for Republicans and Democrats, and how women should look at economic plans before stepping into the voting booth. Additionally, the panel looks at Spaceport U.S.A., as well as recent reports concerning the ethical conduct of current and former state lawmakers.

• Heather Wilson, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate
• Martha Burk, author and political analyst

Guest Panelists
• Gwyneth Doland, New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
• Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, UNM law professor

 Line Panelists
• Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Republican Whip
• Laura Sanchez, attorney

• Matt Grubs

• Gene Grant

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New Mexico in Focus is produced by Matt Grubs and Kathy Wimmer. Funding is provided in part by the McCune Foundation.

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