New Mexico Governor, Democrats Meet Over Budget Stalemate- Associated Press Republican Governor Susana Martinez says she's confident agreements will eventually be reached with Democrats as New Mexico looks to solve a budget crisis.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward with efforts to recover the Mexican Grey wolf. While it's not clear yet if and when captive bred adult wolves will be released into the wild, two captive born pups were successfully exchanged with two pups from a wild den to foster genetic diversity for the species. Sherry Barrett is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican Wolf Coordinator. KUNM’s Anna Lande asked her why a wild wolf doesn’t reject captive born pups.
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.
Sat. 5/20, 2p: Local band H ot Glue plays live on Raíces hosted by Cristina Baccin. They share their songs based on feminist stories highlighting historical heroines . We´ll talk with Jett Bullock (drums), Maggie Grimason (bass), Liza Bley (vocals), and Lizzie Small (guitar) about what inspires the deep connection of their music with the fight against injustice and for the rights of women of color and globally.
KUNM Call In Show
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?
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.