On Friday, lawmakers advanced a bill that would make it easier for New Mexico school districts to recruit retired law enforcement officers to work as school security guards. The proposal took form in the wake of the December 2017 school shooting in Aztec, in which two students were killed.
Ethics Commission Bill Heads To New Mexico Governor - Associated Press The Legislature has passed a bill to establish an independent state ethics commission for complaints about the conduct of public officials.
KUNM Spring Fundraiser
Two Wheel Drive , a longtime supporter of KUNM, has donated a Salsa Redpoint GX mountain bike valued at $2,799 as the Grand Prize for our 2019 Spring fundraiser! It's their way of encouraging you to support KUNM.
Sat. 3/16, 4:15p: Today, on CORAZÓN TANGUERO show, we´ll host a live interview with La Juan D´Arienzo Director Facundo Lazzari and members of the Buenos Aires based tango orchestra hosted by Cristina Baccin . They are performing at the ABQ-Tango-Fest (March 13-17, First United Methodist Church, Albuquerque, NM, USA) organized by Q-Tango band. Video: La loca by La Juan D´Arienzo
Women's Focus, 03/16 Noon: British actress and comedian Nina Conti comes to Albuquerque this week for two shows with the Tricklock Revolutions International Theatre Festival . She has won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film. She and her most well-known puppet, Monkey, were also in the HBO series “Family Tree.”
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 3/14 8a: The 2019 state legislative session ends this weekend and lawmakers have been busy. Background checks for gun sales, recreational cannabis, funding for early childhood education, an ethics commission - what have lawmakers done this year - and what have they set aside? We talked with reporters who've been covering the session.
Public Health New Mexico
New Mexico has one of the highest suicide rates in the country. And more than half of those deaths involved a gun. Some state lawmakers want to reduce suicides by confiscating guns from people who could pose a danger to themselves or others. The measure’s known as a red flag law.