New Drought Research, National Lobbyists' Impact on Gun Culture & New Ballot Initiative on Education Funding
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On this episode of New Mexico in Focus the podcast, host Lou DiVizio recaps the headlines impacting New Mexicans at the start of the week.
Gene Grant conducts a conversation on new drought research showing evidence that drought feeds heat, and vice versa. The panel explores the implications this may have for New Mexico and the southwest as a whole.
Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus talks with a New Mexico sportsman and gun owner about the influence national lobbying groups have on the conversation surrounding gun ownership and gun rights.
And, Gene and the panel parse through a new ballot initiative that would divert more money from the land grant permanent fund to education.
Host: Lou DiVizio
The Line Host: Gene Grant
The Line Opinion Panel:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima Public Relations
Sophie Martin, attorney
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Garrett VeneKlasen, New Mexico hunter, gun owner
For More Information:
New Study Shows How Drought Led to Deadly Temperatures in 2021 – NM Political Report
Critics: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on EPA Huge Blow for Climate – NM Political Report
Gun Owners Must Speak Up – Santa Fe New Mexican
How the NRA’s Creed Defines America’s Gun Debate - WBUR
Push to Tap NM Land Grant Permanent Fund for Education – Source NM
NM School Trust Feels Pressure, Voters Weigh Changes - KOB--- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/nmif/message