Newsmakers

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The KRWG news team features the people, issues, and events that shape our community.   E-mail your story and interview ideas to feedback@nmsu.edu

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Local Host(s): 
Fred Martino, Newsmakers Anchor
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3:54 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Newsmakers 634 Education In Southern New Mexico

This program includes the following field reports:  A look at a National Education Association lawsuit against the New Mexico Public Education Department; some parents are refusing to allow their children to take some New Mexico standardized tests; a profile of the Mesquite Learning Center in Las Cruces. 

Regional
10:40 am
Sun December 14, 2014

Newsmakers 633-Las Cruces economic development; No police reports on private property

Field reports on this episode include:  A look at efforts to increase economic development in Las Cruces; the Las Cruces Police department will not issue police reports for accidents on private property; efforts to reduce the severity of wildfires in Ruidoso.

Regional
9:43 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Newsmakers 632--Las Cruces minimum wage; New Mexico water pollution; Right to die

Field reports include:  An update on the debate over how to implement
the new minimum wage law in Las Cruces; controversy over enforcement
of New Mexico environmental regulations...some say it is leading to
water pollution; and a court ruling may help terminally ill New
Mexicans get the right to die with the help of a doctor.

Regional
1:33 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Issues And Answers: The Minimum Wage

Issues and Answers:  The Minimum Wage

A documentary on the fight for the $10.10 minimum wage law in Las Cruces and a panel discussion with audience questions.

Panelists include:

Sarah Nolan, Executive Director-CAFe (Communities in Action and Faith)

Regional
3:45 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Paul Gessing and Alan Webber Discuss Different Views Of New Mexico Public Policy

Regional
4:17 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

New Mexico K-12 Education; G.O. Bond C

Regional
2:03 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Pearce And Lara Square Off At KRWG

 

 The only broadcast debate between the candidates in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District will air Thursday at 7pm on KRWG-TV and KRWG Radio.  Incumbent Republican Steve Pearce and his Democratic challenger Rocky Lara squared off at KRWG Wednesday. 

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Regional
11:39 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Gary King

Fred Martino interviews New Mexico Attorney General Gary King, the Democratic candidate for New Mexico Governor.

Regional
9:25 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Chamber Economic Forum

Economists from New Mexico State University discuss the national and regional economic picture and the health of the financial markets.

Regional
10:13 am
Sun September 28, 2014

Roxanne "Rocky" Lara

Fred Martino speaks with Roxanne "Rocky" Lara, the Democratic candidate in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.  Lara faces Republican Rep. Steve Pearce in the November election.

Regional
5:24 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Newsmakers 627 Protection from arroyos- part 2; arts educator Irene Oliver Lewis

Field reports include:  The dangers of building near arroyos-a closer look at a cautionary tale from Dona Ana County; the challenges for medical marijuana dispensaries; and a profile of Las Cruces arts educator Irene Oliver Lewis.

Regional
5:22 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Newsmakers 626 Protecting homes from arroyos; public transit tax proposal

Field reports include:  A plan to protect property owners in Las Cruces by ensuring homes are not built in the path of floods; concerns over the New Mexico medical marijuana program; and voters in Dona Ana County will decide on a tax increase to support public transit.

Regional
4:44 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Newsmakers 625 - Foraged food, GO teacher program, Feral pigs

Regional
4:44 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Newsmakers 624 - Border Reality Checkpoints, Service Dogs; Onion Breeding

Regional
2:02 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

New Mexico Fair Lending Coalition

Fred Martino speaks with Steve Fischmann of the New Mexico Fair Lending Coalition regarding a proposal for new regulations on the "payday" loan industry.

Regional
1:59 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

Dr. Garrey Carruthers

New Mexico State University President Dr. Garrey Carruthers discusses plans for a new private medical school to be located on land at NMSU.

Regional
5:58 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Carl Graham-Coalition For Self-Government In The West

Regional
10:21 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Newsmakers 6/19/14

This week on Newsmakers:  A look at the difficulties faced by veterans seeking care from the VA; challenges for the U.S. Mexico Border Health Commission; and the impact of the annual Border Book Festival. 

Regional
4:49 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Newsmakers 6/26/14

On this episode of Newsmakers: Controversy regarding a proposed zoning change near Tortugas Mountain; an in-depth look at Sol y Tierra growers; and a proposal for a healthy food zone near Centennial High School in Las Cruces.

Regional
2:32 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

VIDEO: Democratic Hopefuls For Governor Debate At KRWG

Regional
8:56 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Josh Wheeler, Essayist -"Failure To Launch"

Fred Martino interviews Josh Wheeler regarding his report "Failure To Launch" regarding Spaceport America.  

Regional
8:50 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Dede Feldman, Author-"Inside The New Mexico Senate"

Regional
8:49 am
Fri May 23, 2014

PRC Candidate Sandy Jones

Regional
7:55 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Chamber Economic Forum

KRWG-TV's regular update with economists from New Mexico State University, fielding questions from our studio audience.

Regional
4:18 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

Lawrence Rael

Regional
2:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Newsmakers 4/17/14

This week on Newsmakers, a wide variety of field reports, including:  A push to increase the federal minimum wage is part of Congressional campaigns across the country, including New Mexico's 2nd District; a local woman starts a campaign to help clean up the Las Cruces area; and we'll meet the winner of this year's J. Paul Taylor Symposium social justice award.

Regional
5:25 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Omed Noori, President-NMSU International Club

NMSU International Club President Omed Noori, a native of Afghanistan. Join us for a fascinating discussion about Noori's life in a war-torn nation and his adjustment to a new life in New Mexico.

Regional
5:22 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Julia Brown, Dona Ana County Manager

Regional
4:17 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Newsmakers 3/27/14

This week on Newsmakers:  Business owners react to a potential increase in the Las Cruces minimum wage; efforts to save Fort Bayard; concerns remain about transparency in New Mexico government; and disappointment with a temporary fix to the New Mexico lottery scholarship.

Regional
4:13 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Newsmakers 3/20/14

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