Jim Williams http://kunm.org en International Folk Art Market: Janet Nkubana http://kunm.org/post/international-folk-art-market-janet-nkubana <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf02dbb73ba-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf02dbb73ba-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf02dbb73ba-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976438.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – Profile of an artist who has battled oppression and helped other women in Rwanda.</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 03:15:56 +0000 Jim Williams 1928 at http://kunm.org International Folk Art Market: Janet Nkubana International Folk Art Market, Artist Profile http://kunm.org/post/international-folk-art-market-artist-profile <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cef211098bb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cef211098bb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cef211098bb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976838.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – Rebecca Lolosoli breaks barriers in Kenya through business and art.</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 22:46:24 +0000 Jim Williams 1936 at http://kunm.org International Folk Art Market, Artist Profile International Folk Art Market: Bringing Global Artists To Santa Fe http://kunm.org/post/international-folk-art-market-bringing-global-artists-santa-fe <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf1e345cccb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf1e345cccb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf1e345cccb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-976350.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – Preview of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 19:29:12 +0000 Jim Williams 1927 at http://kunm.org Preview of Santa Fe International Folk Art Market http://kunm.org/post/preview-santa-fe-international-folk-art-market <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf065fb00f4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf065fb00f4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf065fb00f4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-977008.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, New Mexico – The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market last year drew over 22-thousand people, the largest crowd in the history of the annual event on Museum Hill. It did so based on the work of 132 artists from 50 countries.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:34:12 +0000 Jim Williams 1937 at http://kunm.org Former NM Gov. Gary Johnson on presidential campaign, & how Republicans are reacting to his message http://kunm.org/post/former-nm-gov-gary-johnson-presidential-campaign-how-republicans-are-reacting-his-message <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf03b08cac9-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf03b08cac9-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf03b08cac9-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-967826.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – Since announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president on April 21st, former NM Governor Gary Johnson has spent much of his time back east in New Hampshire. Johnson was back in New Mexico Monday for a quick pause, before returning to New Hampshire. KUNM's Jim Williams caught up with him at the state capitol.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 00:48:33 +0000 Jim Williams 1851 at http://kunm.org Former NM Gov. Gary Johnson on presidential campaign, & how Republicans are reacting to his message "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston on show's future, his love for ABQ, and celebrity softball http://kunm.org/post/breaking-bad-star-bryan-cranston-shows-future-his-love-abq-and-celebrity-softball <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d8eecc-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d8eecc-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d8eecc-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-967523.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Bryan Cranston, star of AMC's "Breaking Bad" (which films in Albuquerque) is putting on a celebrity softball benefit game this Sunday at noon at Isotopes Park. KUNM's Jim Williams spoke with him about that and his love for baseball, as well as the future of Breaking Bad, and his affinity for Albuquerque.</p> Sat, 07 May 2011 00:14:36 +0000 Jim Williams 1850 at http://kunm.org "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston on show's future, his love for ABQ, and celebrity softball Former NM Taxation Dept. secretary: raise taxes on oil and gas profits http://kunm.org/post/former-nm-taxation-dept-secretary-raise-taxes-oil-and-gas-profits <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d8d703-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d8d703-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d8d703-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-967286.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – As much as a quarter of New Mexico's main operating budget each year comes from taxes it collects from oil and gas production in the state: the so-called "severance tax". And with the price of fossil fuels rising rapidly, a now-former state revenue official says it's time to raise taxes on the extraction industries.</p> Thu, 05 May 2011 23:41:01 +0000 Jim Williams 1847 at http://kunm.org Sen. Bingaman: death of bin Laden "very welcome news"; Rep. Pearce joins crowds across from capitol http://kunm.org/post/sen-bingaman-death-bin-laden-very-welcome-news-rep-pearce-joins-crowds-across-capitol <p>Washington, DC – New Mexico U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman told reporters Monday "it's a good day for the country" following news that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden had been found and killed by U.S. forces. Meanwhile, N.M. Second District Rep. Steve Pearce joined the crowds across from the capitol Sunday night.</p> Mon, 02 May 2011 23:28:00 +0000 Jim Williams 1846 at http://kunm.org Sen. Bingaman: death of bin Laden "very welcome news"; Rep. Pearce joins crowds across from capitol NM Sen. Bingaman supports forced disclosure of natural gas fracturing chemicals http://kunm.org/post/nm-sen-bingaman-supports-forced-disclosure-natural-gas-fracturing-chemicals <p>Washington, D.C. – New Mexico U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman told reporters today he supports a Congressional move to require all natural gas companies to disclose the chemicals they use in the drilling process.</p> Mon, 02 May 2011 23:09:08 +0000 Jim Williams 1845 at http://kunm.org NM Sen. Bingaman supports forced disclosure of natural gas fracturing chemicals Senate Hearing in Santa Fe Paints a Dark Picture of Climate Change Impacts in Southwest http://kunm.org/post/senate-hearing-santa-fe-paints-dark-picture-climate-change-impacts-southwest <p>Santa Fe, NM – A key federal agency that manages water supplies around the US has come out with a report that paints a dark picture of the impacts of climate change in the West. The predictions were presented in a field hearing for the Senate Energy Committee in Santa Fe on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The hearing was arranged by New Mexico Democratic Senator Jeff Bingaman, who chairs the committee.</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:55:05 +0000 Jim Williams 1844 at http://kunm.org Labor Statistics Actually Show Mixed Job Numbers in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/labor-statistics-actually-show-mixed-job-numbers-new-mexico <p>Albuquerque, NM – Much was made earlier this week about a drop in New Mexico's unemployment numbers. Statistics released by the US Labor Department indicate the state's percentage of unemployed fell from 8.7 to 8.1 percent in March, the largest drop in unemployment in the country.</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 22:54:00 +0000 Jim Williams 1834 at http://kunm.org Representative Heinrigh Weighs In On Budget http://kunm.org/post/representative-heinrigh-weighs-budget <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d85f38-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d85f38-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d85f38-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-963547.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>April 14, 2011 – Both the U-S House of Representatives and Senate today passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through the end of this fiscal year, to October 1st. Of the New Mexico House delegation, 1st District Representative Martin Heinrich cast the only vote in favor of the continuing resolution.</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:25:34 +0000 Jim Williams 1820 at http://kunm.org NM Senator Udall Supports Potential Tax Increases, and Raising the Debt Ceiling http://kunm.org/post/nm-senator-udall-supports-potential-tax-increases-and-raising-debt-ceiling <p>Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico US Senator Tom Udall says cuts in the federal budget compromise reached late last week are, in his words, "pretty drastic". But the Democrat says the need to balance the budget is clear, with annual deficits now running at nearly 1.3 trillion dollars.</p> Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:12:23 +0000 Jim Williams 1824 at http://kunm.org Martinez vetoes bills for state tax credits, health insurance exchange, & define autism in school http://kunm.org/post/martinez-vetoes-bills-state-tax-credits-health-insurance-exchange-define-autism-school <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d8429e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d8429e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d8429e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-962437.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – Governor Susana Martinez, on the final day for bill action at the state capitol, vetoed 16 bills passed by lawmakers in the recent session. Some of those vetoes got quick reactions from the sponsors of the measures. KUNM's Jim Williams has more.</p> Sat, 09 Apr 2011 02:22:25 +0000 Jim Williams 1818 at http://kunm.org Opponents of corporal punishment in NM schools await Governor's decision http://kunm.org/post/opponents-corporal-punishment-nm-schools-await-governors-decision <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d7cb13-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d7cb13-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d7cb13-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-961654.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Opponents of corporal punishment in the state's schools gathered Tuesday for a rally on the U-N-M campus. They were hoping to send a message to Governor Susana Martinez: sign a bill to end paddling in public schools. KUNM's Jim Williams caught up with one of the rally participants.</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:18:59 +0000 Jim Williams 1814 at http://kunm.org Udall Joins Call to Senate Leaders to Oppose Planned Parenthood Funding Cuts http://kunm.org/post/udall-joins-call-senate-leaders-oppose-planned-parenthood-funding-cuts <p>Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico US Senator Tom Udall is calling on his chamber's party leaders to oppose a House Republican effort to end federal support for women's health and family planning programs. House and Senate leaders have until Friday night to come up with a compromise budget to fund the government through September 30th or face a shutdown.</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 22:58:54 +0000 Jim Williams 1816 at http://kunm.org NM Green Chamber awaits governor's bill decisions http://kunm.org/post/nm-green-chamber-awaits-governors-bill-decisions <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d7b663-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d7b663-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d7b663-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-960798.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – The deadline is approaching for Governor Susana Martinez to make decisions on the 314 bills the state legislature passed earlier this month. Many of those decisions are eagerly awaited by advocates, businesses, and other organizations around the state.<br /> One such organization is the New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce. KUNM's Jim Williams spoke with its CEO, Allan Oliver.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 23:30:10 +0000 Jim Williams 1803 at http://kunm.org NM Green Chamber awaits governor's bill decisions NM Rep. Steve Pearce: "no constitutional authority" for funding public broadcasting http://kunm.org/post/nm-rep-steve-pearce-no-constitutional-authority-funding-public-broadcasting <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d78dfa-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d78dfa-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d78dfa-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-960588.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico 2nd District Representative Steve Pearce says it may be unconstitutional for the government to provide public funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Pearce, who cast the lone New Mexico delegation vote in favor of defunding the agency, says the government shouldn't be in the radio or television business. KUNM's Jim Williams asked him about that, as well as the current budget situation and Pearce's call to greatly increase logging in the forests of the U.S. Southwest.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 04:45:51 +0000 Jim Williams 1800 at http://kunm.org NM Rep. Steve Pearce: "no constitutional authority" for funding public broadcasting NM Rep. Steve Pearce opposes continuing resolution http://kunm.org/post/nm-rep-steve-pearce-opposes-continuing-resolution <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d7a226-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d7a226-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d7a226-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-960744.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Representative Pearce currently supports legislature concerning logging in southwest forests, and de-funding of public broadcasting in the federal budget. After winning his 2nd Congressional District seat back last November, New Mexico Representative Steve Pearce has been busy working on a number of initiatives he's hoping to get approved by the House. He's also trying to shave the federal budget further than some of his colleagues.</p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 21:26:05 +0000 Jim Williams 1802 at http://kunm.org Fmr Lt. Gov Diane Denish on legislative session, Gov. Martinez priorities, and future plans http://kunm.org/post/fmr-lt-gov-diane-denish-legislative-session-gov-martinez-priorities-and-future-plans <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d779d6-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d779d6-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d779d6-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-960342.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Former Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish sat down with KUNM's Jim Williams on Tuesday to weigh in on the recent state legislative session, Governor Susana Martinez's priorities, and the state of media in New Mexico, among many other things. This interview runs 34 minutes.</p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:40:05 +0000 Jim Williams 1798 at http://kunm.org Fmr Lt. Gov Diane Denish on legislative session, Gov. Martinez priorities, and future plans Senate Committe Won't Look at NM Nuclear Facility Safety http://kunm.org/post/senate-committe-wont-look-nm-nuclear-facility-safety <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d76719-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d76719-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d76719-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-960223.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – The Senate Energy Committee will look at the safety of US nuclear power plants this week, but there are no plans as of yet to look at the other types of nuclear facilities like those located in New Mexico.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:03:55 +0000 Jim Williams 1797 at http://kunm.org House okays Senate changes to budget, film incentives; rejects retirement contribution changes http://kunm.org/post/house-okays-senate-changes-budget-film-incentives-rejects-retirement-contribution-changes <p>Santa Fe, NM – The state House of Representatives has voted to concur with Senate changes to two key elements of the 2012 state budget, but has defeated a third.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 08:50:56 +0000 Jim Williams 1783 at http://kunm.org State lawmakers approve additional diversion of state workers' pay http://kunm.org/post/state-lawmakers-approve-additional-diversion-state-workers-pay <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d734d4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d734d4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d734d4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-958044.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – At the New Mexico legislature, lawmakers have approved a measure to add, for the next two years, another 1.75% to the amount state workers contribute to the state retirement fund, which will result in an additional drop in take-home pay. The amount is on top of the 1.5% "retirement swap" put in place two years ago for the 82,000 or so state employees.</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:42:19 +0000 Jim Williams 1782 at http://kunm.org State lawmakers approve additional diversion of state workers' pay State Senate tightens restrictions on schools' ability to call police on students http://kunm.org/post/state-senate-tightens-restrictions-schools-ability-call-police-students <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d6f095-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d6f095-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d6f095-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-957742.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – The state Senate has passed a measure that will require school districts to develop policies around when they call police over the actions of their students. Advocates for the developmentally disabled say some districts are bringing in law enforcement at inappropriate times. There've been lawsuits filed by parents as a result.</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 22:06:05 +0000 Jim Williams 1778 at http://kunm.org State Senate tightens restrictions on schools' ability to call police on students Revenue Bills an Endangered Species in Santa Fe Despite Pressure from Labor http://kunm.org/post/revenue-bills-endangered-species-santa-fe-despite-pressure-labor <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d6b362-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d6b362-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d6b362-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-957441.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Labor groups pressured lawmakers this weekend to raise revenue instead of cutting services.</p> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 18:40:19 +0000 Jim Williams 1776 at http://kunm.org State House kills education funding increase, approves low-income elderly property tax cuts http://kunm.org/post/state-house-kills-education-funding-increase-approves-low-income-elderly-property-tax-cuts <p>Santa Fe, NM – Two budget-related measures saw razor-thin votes with different outcomes in the state House of Representatives Thursday. A measure that could have kept education funding from being cut in coming years failed while a proposal to cut property taxes for low-income elderly New Mexicans was approved.</p> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 04:16:48 +0000 Jim Williams 1775 at http://kunm.org State House kills education funding increase, approves low-income elderly property tax cuts "Breaking Bad"'s R.J. Mitte on show's characters, anti-bullying activism, & acting w/ cerebral palsy http://kunm.org/post/breaking-bads-rj-mitte-shows-characters-anti-bullying-activism-acting-w-cerebral-palsy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cef7e2c8f2d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cef7e2c8f2d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cef7e2c8f2d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-956813.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – The critically-acclaimed AMC series "Breaking Bad" is in production for its fourth season now in Albuquerque. Its story revolves around middle-aged chemistry teacher Walter White, who learns he has Stage III cancer and decides to use much of his remaining time making money for his family by manufacturing and selling methamphetamine. But it's the story of his son, and the life of the actor who portrays him, that many fans find equally compelling.</p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:39:23 +0000 Jim Williams 1773 at http://kunm.org "Breaking Bad"'s R.J. Mitte on show's characters, anti-bullying activism, & acting w/ cerebral palsy Santa Fe's Lensic buys its own house http://kunm.org/post/santa-fes-lensic-buys-its-own-house <p>Santa Fe, NM – Santa Fe's Lensic Performing Arts Center announced Tuesday that it has finalized the purchased of its downtown home. The non-profit spent $2 million to buy the historic 821-seat building on West San Francisco Street.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:02:36 +0000 Jim Williams & Colleen Keane 1765 at http://kunm.org Santa Fe's Lensic buys its own house State Senate passes telecomm deregulation, clamps down on committee recording http://kunm.org/post/state-senate-passes-telecomm-deregulation-clamps-down-committee-recording <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf170d65897-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf170d65897-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf170d65897-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-954697.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – The state Senate this week passed telecomm deregulation, clamped down on video and audio recording in committees, and rejected an attempt to ban drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants.</p> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 01:48:56 +0000 Jim Williams 1761 at http://kunm.org State Senate passes telecomm deregulation, clamps down on committee recording Gov. Martinez: "I don't have anything to worry about" on campaign calls expenditures investigation http://kunm.org/post/gov-martinez-i-dont-have-anything-worry-about-campaign-calls-expenditures-investigation <p>Santa Fe, NM – Governor Susana Martinez says she isn't concerned about a call for an investigation of her expenditure of campaign dollars. Martinez spent left-over campaign money on political ads that aired on radio earlier this week</p> Fri, 25 Feb 2011 01:37:00 +0000 Jim Williams 1760 at http://kunm.org