This week, New Mexico in Focus examines proposals to improve the ethics oversight of state lawmakers and a talk with Peter Sanchez, CEO of the Atrisco Companies.

The program airs Friday nights at 7 p.m. on channel 5.1 and appears online on the NMiF website shortly thereafter.

The Line Opinion Panel share their thoughts on Sen. Phil Griego's resignation, the student letters published in the Albuquerque Journal and their representation of student writing skills in New Mexico. Plus, a discussion with Peter Sanchez, CEO of the Atrisco Companies, the history of the Atrisco Land Grant and the role of heirs in current debates over development. 

Peter Sanchez, CEO – Atrisco Companies
Senator Jacob Candelaria (D)
Meredith Machen, president - League of Women Voters of New Mexico

Line panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House Minority Whip
Sophie Martin, and attorney
Rob Nikolewski,
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, Sanchez Legal Solutions

Gwyneth Doland
Floyd Vasquez

Host/ Commentator:
Gene Grant

The Producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus with Associate Producer Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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