Episode Archive

Dr. David Scrase, Cabinet Secretary, NM Human Services Dept

Air Dates: August 22-24, 2020
Dr. David Scrase, Cabinet Secretary, NM Human Services Dept This week’s guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Dr. David Scrase, Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Human Services, with a coronavirus update including the latest models for the disease, the expansion of testing, and the gating criteria for slowly reopening the state. More

Mary Parr Sanchez, President of NEA NM

Air Dates: August 15-17, 2020
Mary Parr Sanchez, President of NEA  NM This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Mary Parr Sanchez, President of the National Education Association New Mexico, discussing the issue of school re-entry during the COVID-19 public health crisis, and the increasing value of "community schools." More

Jeremy Farris, Exec. Director, State Ethics Commission

Air Dates: August 8-10, 2020
Jeremy Farris, Exec. Director, State Ethics Commission This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Jeremy Farris, the Executive Director of the State Ethics Commission, an independent state agency that promotes the integrity of state government, through the interpretation, enforcement, and improvement of New Mexico’s campaign finance, lobbying, procurement, and governmental conduct laws. Farris provides an update on the core work being done by the newly-formed Ethics Commission. More

Jill Dixon, Food Depot of Santa Fe

Air Dates: August 1-3, 2020
Jill Dixon, Food Depot of Santa Fe This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Jill Dixon, Director of Development for the Food Depot in Santa Fe, discussing food banks in New Mexico, the impact of the Coronavirus on local food insecurity, and the impending hunger crisis our country is facing. More

Heather Ferguson, Executive Director of Common Cause NM

Air Dates: July 25-27, 2020
Heather Ferguson, Executive  Director of Common Cause NM This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Heather Ferguson, Executive Director of Common Cause NM, discussing important election security and voting issues; defending the United States Postal Service need for funding and how to handle delivery delays and slowdowns; and the importance of the 2020 Census and the necessity for fair redistricting so all New Mexicans are represented. More

James McGrath Morris, author, biographer

Air Dates: July 18-20, 2020
James McGrath Morris, author, biographer This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is James McGrath Morris, historian, biographer, and author of "The Ambulance Drivers," discussing the current controversy about monuments - renaming them, reimagining them, or removing them - and how monuments can more accurately reflect our living culture. More

Tina Cordova, Co-Founder, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium

Air Dates: July 11-13, 2020
Tina Cordova, Co-Founder, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Tina Cordova, co-founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium, in a program observing the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb at the Trinity site in New Mexico on July 16, 1945, an explosion that produced more light and heat than the sun, and exposed nearby residents to harmful radioactivity. More

Marguerite Salazar, Superintendent, NM Regulation & Licensing Dept

Air Dates: July 4-6, 2020
Marguerite Salazar, Superintendent, NM Regulation & Licensing Dept This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Marguerite Salazar, the Superintendent of New Mexico's Regulation and Licensing Department, discussing the many crucial elements of her Department - Boards and Commissions, Alcoholic Beverage Control, Construction Industries, Financial Institutions, and the Securities Division - and how the mission of the RLD is to ensure that New Mexicans get quality care and services from qualified professionals. More

Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate

Air Dates: June 27-29, 2020
Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader of the NM Senate, discussing the recent 2020 Special Session and the massive changes coming to the Senate next year. More

Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Alb, Transform Police Accountability

Air Dates: June 20-22, 2020
Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Alb, Transform Police Accountability This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Albuquerque, discussing her bill proposing standards for police use of force reviews, including full accountability, full transparency of the process, and timeliness in reporting serious use of force events. More