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Voice Of The Public

This call-in program covers the most important issues in New Mexico and Texas.

Voice of the Public: Borderplex Tourism

Apr 27, 2017

What will it take to get you to visit Juarez again? A Juarez group seeking to spark tourism in the area want you to know there’s plenty to do in the Borderplex. Borderplex tourism is the topic on today’s Voice of the Public on 90.7 FM and krwg.org. Laura Ibarra, Andrea Durán are with Love JRZ and Chris Faivre is with Visit Las Cruces they are our guests today as they discuss tourism in the borderplex. Is it possible to create tri-city tourism economy between Las Cruces, El Paso and Juarez? In 2011, the city of Juarez recorded 1,500 homicides. That number dropped to 269 in 2015.

Voice of the Public: Citizen Activism

Apr 13, 2017

Welcome to Voice of the Public, I’m your host, Edmundo Resendez…. join us today as we take a look at Citizen Activism. Citizens nation-wide have taken to streets to protest. Are their voices being heard? What's the best way for your voice to be heard during these political times? To protest or not to protest? How do you go from protesting to getting action done in the government? Should you run for political office to actually get things done?

Voice Of The Public: U.S. Senator Tom Udall

Mar 30, 2017
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Hi, I’m Edmundo Resendez your host today for a very special Voice of the Public on 90.7 FM and krwg.org. Today, our special guest is U.S. Senator Tom Udall, Democrat for New Mexico, Udall began serving as United States Senator in 2009, after two decades of public service as U.S. Representative and New Mexico's State Attorney General. He was re-elected to the U.S. Senate in 2014, and is now New Mexico's senior senator. What questions or comments do you have for Senator Udall?

Voice of the Public: New Mexico Legislature

Feb 16, 2017
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What’s happening in the New Mexico Legislature? Hi, I’m Edmundo Resendez your host today for Voice of the Public on 90.7 FM and krwg.org.. Our special guests include Walt Rubel, Managing Editor for the Las Cruces Sun-News and Sandra Fish with New Mexico In Depth, today we will take a look at the New Mexico Legislature. Budget, budget, budget…. how will the compromise to close the deficit for the fiscal year affect you? Who are the winners and losers? There’s a proposal to legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis, what are the chances it will be signed? What’s on your mind with the legislature?

Voice Of The Public: The Tamale Confidential

Dec 8, 2016

It’s Tamale season! Let’s learn how to make delicious tamales this holiday season today on the Tamale Confidential on Voice of the Public on 90.7 FM and krwg.org. We’ll discuss the art of making and most important, eating delicious tamales this holiday season. Our guest is tamale expert and aficionado, Juan Morales president of the Santa Fe Grill, he’ll share his grandmother’s tamale recipe and tips for making great tamales. It’s tamale season and 90.7 FM and krwg.org are here to help you make and eat the perfect tamales.

Voice Of The Public: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

Nov 17, 2016

Welcome to Voice of the Public, I’m your host Edmundo Resendez. It’s a special Voice of the Public featuring a radio town hall meeting with U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich. He’ll share his thoughts on the election and other issues that concern you! Plus, we’ll ask the Senator about rumors with his political career, some have him running for New Mexico governor while another rumor has him running for president in 2020. What does Senator Heinrich say? We’ll ask him.  Voice of the Public with U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich on 90.7 FM and kwrg.org.

Voice Of The Public 2016 Election Special

Nov 3, 2016

What an election year it has been! It certainly has not been boring! Hi, I’m Edmundo Resendez your host today for Voice of the Public, join us for a 2016 election special! From the national presidential race to local politics, what’s on your mind on the eve of the election? Did you vote early? Are you still undecided? Undecided? How is that even possible? It’s an open line show! Our special guests today are Dr. Fred Martino, Content Director for KRWG-TV and FM, and Dr. Nancy Baker author and retired government professor at New Mexico State University.

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NASA scientists are projecting dry conditions are only going to get exponentially more severe in the next thirty years. On KRWG 90.7 FM Voice of the Public we discuss water scarcity with experts and stake holders

KRWG Voice of the Public - Water Scarcity, hosted by Simon Thompson Featuring guests Western Resource Advocates Policy Analyst- Jorge Figueroa New Mexico Central Arizona Project Entity Director - Anthony Gutierrez Silver City Assistant Town Manager - James Marshall Friday October 21st 2016.
  

Voice Of The Public: Jeff Steinborn

Oct 13, 2016
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Democratic Candidate for NM Senate District 36 Jeff Steinborn joins us for Voice of The Public.

Follow The Money - New Mexico Campaign Fundraising

Sep 22, 2016

Welcome to Voice of the Public on 90.7 fm and kwrg.org, I’m Edmundo Resendez your host. Join us as we Follow The Money - New Mexico Campaign Fundraising, taking a look at the influence of campaign donations in local state politics. According to an article in the Las Cruces Sun-News, in contested races in the November 8th general election, the average amount of campaign contributions raised be state senate candidates in Dona Ana County is $60,580. Join us as we follow the money in the upcoming New Mexico election. Where is the money coming from?

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Designing Healthy Communities with Dr. Richard Jackson and local NMSU Professor of Health Sciences Dr. Jill McDonald, Director of the Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research. 

August 18 2016 

Voice of the Public: Red Or Green Confidential

Jul 28, 2016

In New Mexico there is only one vote that matters Red or Green? As in how do you like your chile? The official question of New Mexico, Red or Green? is the topic on the next Voice of the Public. You can call it, the Red or Green Confidential.

Special guests include Dr. Paul Bosland, Director with the New Mexico Chile Pepper Institute at NMSU and Rachel Schneider with Ol' Gringo Chile Company, and Andrea Schneider with Andele Restaurant.

The Red or Green Confidential is brought to you by the Hatch Chile Festival taking place September 3rd and 4th.  

Voice Of The Public: Merrie Lee Soules

Jul 21, 2016
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Voice of the Public with the Democratic Candidate in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District race, Merrie Lee Soules.  Soules faces incumbent Republican Rep. Steve Pearce in November.

Voice Of The Public: U.S. Senator Tom Udall

Jul 7, 2016
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Welcome to a special Voice of the Public I’m your host, Edmundo Resendez. Today, our special guest is U.S. Senator Tom Udall, Democrat from New Mexico. Senator Udall will take your calls and social media questions to address the issues that are important to you. Join us for the next hour for a town hall conversation on Voice of the Public with U.S. Senator Tom Udall. How is the U.S. Senate working on issues that affect you from gun control, terrorism, immigration reform, and the election what’s on your mind for Senator Tom Udall? We’ll take your calls at 575-646-2212.

Voice Of The Public: Primary Elections Review

Jun 9, 2016

Today on a special Voice of the Public we’ll take a look and analyze the primary elections in New Mexico. The number of ballots cast in the Democratic presidential primary election in New Mexico outpaced previous years as overall turnout by eligible voters from both parties was above average. Preliminary results show one in three eligible Democratic and Republican voters — or more than 325,000 — cast ballots across the state. That's more than in each of the presidential primaries and caucuses in 2004, 2008 and 2012. What do primary election numbers say for the upcoming general election?

Voice Of The Public: Economic Development In The Mesilla Valley

May 12, 2016

  To quote the 2016 Statewide Town Hall report on Economic Security and Vitality for New Mexico, “High unemployment, low job creation, high poverty, shrinking population and poor education. These markers comprise what could be called the “Forbidden Five” for any state seeking to build a strong workforce. New Mexico is battling all of them. Tasked to overcome these barriers is Davin Lopez, President and CEO with the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance, MVEDA. Dr.

Open Primaries In New Mexico

Mar 10, 2016

Welcome to a special Voice of the Public on KRWG and krwg.org I’m Edmundo Resendez. Today, we will discuss Open Primaries in New Mexico and we'll take your calls regarding the push to create an open primary election system in New Mexico. Currently, independents cannot vote in New Mexico primaries and some say that disenfranchises voters. Our guests include Las Cruces city councilor Greg Smith, himself an independent, and New Mexico Republican Party Communications Director Tucker Keene. 

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Voice Of The Public Mayoral Forum

Oct 22, 2015

On Voice of the Public, a Mayoral forum was held at the KRWG studios with City Councilor Miguel Silva, businesswoman Gina Montoya Ortega and incumbent Mayor Ken Miyagishima. The candidates took listener calls along with questions from host Anthony Moreno. 

Voice Of The Public - District 1 Forum

Oct 15, 2015
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 On Voice of the Public, District 1 Council candidate, Kasandra Ann Gandara answered questions during the live call-in show with Anthony Moreno hosting. Melecio "Eli" Guzman declined to be a part of the program. 

Voice Of The Public - District 2 Forum

Oct 8, 2015

  On Voice of the Public, Councilman Greg Smith and challenger Philip Van Veen answered questions during the live call-in show with Anthony Moreno hosting. Both Smith and Van Veen are running for District 2 in Las Cruces. 

Voice Of The Public

Aug 27, 2015

  Today, most news websites allow you to comment on a story anonymously. Some say…that leads to problems….but others argue it attracts more people to share their opinions. 

Guests include…Las Cruces Sun-News Managing Editor, Sylvia Ulloa and District 33 State Representative, Bill McCamley.