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KUNM Call In Show 5/18 8a: Many New Mexicans are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. When they break the law for driving under the influence or committing a crime related to their addiction, should they go to jail or into treatment?
The state Supreme Court decided that there’s still a way for Gov. Susana Martinez and lawmakers to work out their differences during a special session, so it doesn’t have to weigh in right now. The high court canceled a hearing Monday in a case the Legislature brought against the executive about some of her many vetoes.
5/20 9a: May is Foster Child Awareness Month, and The Children's Hour will hear from kids who’ve been in foster care about what it’s like. We’ll learn even more about foster kids with New Mexico’s Children Youth and Families Department secretary Monique Jacboson, and author Rosemary Zibart who’s book Kit Coyote tells about being a foster kid from the child’s point of view.
Albuquerque Added To Federal Effort To Fight Opioid Epidemic – The Associated Press Federal law enforcement officials have included Albuquerque to a program aimed at helping similar cities deal with the scourge of heroin and prescription drug addiction. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday will formally add Albuquerque as its seventh city selected to participate in the agency's 360 Strategy program. Under the program, the DEA coordinates with local law enforcement agencies...
Sat. 5/20 , 12p: Carol Boss talks with Carole Migden, one of four elected women in California who are featured in the award-winning documentary film, Political Animals, which tells the story of the civil rights struggle of this century - the gay rights movement. It's through the eyes of these visionary ground-breaking lesbians who took the fight for the cause off the streets and into the halls of government.
Public Health New Mexico
This week Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would withhold federal grants to cities that don’t follow federal rules on immigration enforcement. Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales has been an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration’s stance on immigration. He says he won’t be changing the city’s openly immigrant-friendly policies.