Fred Martino interviews New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela. Field reports include: Controversy over the system that grades New Mexico schools and an inside look at the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces.
A conversation with U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM). This episode also includes an in-depth report that shows how a juvenile detention center is working to ensure the students there graduate from high school.
Fred Martino interviews Maria Hinojosa of the PBS-TV program "Need To Know" and the PBS Frontline documentary "Lost In Detention." Hinojosa recently served as the keynote speaker at a New Mexico State University immigration conference.
Fred Martino interviews Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe regarding her reporting in El Paso, New Mexico, and Juarez. Field reports include: recovery efforts after the wildfire near Ruidoso; an upcoming class on the topic of "happiness" at New Mexico State University; and a Las Cruces program gives students an early start on reading and math.
Fred Martino interviews Dr. Joseph Shepard, President-Western New Mexico University. Field reports include: A profile of an undocumented student in legal limbo and a new study looks at the safety of a rotavirus vaccine.
Fred Martino moderates a forum with New Mexico State University economists Dr. Jim Peach, Dr. Chris Erickson, and Dr. Ken Martin. The forum, which includes audience questions, covers the national economy, a regional update, and the latest on the financial markets.
Fred Martino interviews Charlotte Brooks of Baruch College regarding Chinese immigration to the United States. Field reports include: a look at the labor market in southern New Mexico and a program at New Mexico State University helps students interested in starting their own businesses.
Fred Martino interviews Dr. David Gutierrez, University of California at San Diego, about the demographic revolution in the United States. Dr. Gutierrez was a recent speaker at New Mexico State University.
Fred Martino interviews Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico District 2). They discuss a wide variety of topics, including the economy, a debate over religious freedom and federal health care reform, and the GOP Presidential primary season.
Fred Martino speaks with Ike Trevino, Health Security for New Mexicans Campaign. Field reports include: Plans to build a new emergency communications tower in Dona Ana County; a new fire station on the west mesa in Las Cruces; and a Bill McCamley is running for a seat in the New Mexico legislature.