Episode Archive

Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions

Air Dates: June 29-July 1, 2019
Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions THIS WEEK on "Report from Santa Fe" - Bill McCAMLEY Cabinet Secretary for the N.M. Department of Workforce Solutions. McCamley explains new laws passed in the recent N.M. legislative session that affect the state’s labor market, such as the “Ban the Box” bill and the domestic worker minimum wage. He highlights upcoming job fairs and outlines ways his department can help New Mexicans get good jobs. Detailing the progress and programs for labor and employment in New Mexico, McCamley describes some of the state's job skill gaps in health care, education, and the STEM professions, and how they are being addressed. McCamley reports that the U.S. Dept. of Labor just gave our state $815,000 in a federal grant to boost the NMDWS Apprenticeship programs, with the goal of increasing the total number of apprentices by 25% and increasing access to middle-to-high-skilled jobs after those apprentices have completed the new programs. Workforce Solutions will focus on the health care and hospitality industries, which contain nearly 60% of all projected N.M. employment growth, more than 30,000 jobs over the next 8 years. More

Stuart Ashman, CEO, and Judith Espinar, Founder, International Folk Art Market Santa Fe

Air Dates: June 22-24, 2019
Stuart Ashman, CEO, and Judith Espinar, Founder, International Folk Art Market Santa Fe This week's "Report from Santa Fe" features a discussion of the upcoming International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe with Co-founder Judith Espinar and Chief Executive Officer Stuart Ashman. More

Temple Grandin

Air Dates: June 15-17, 2019
Temple Grandin This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Temple Grandin, professor of animal science, autism spokesperson, and author of such New York Times best-selling books as "The Autistic Brain," "Animals in Translation," and "Calling All MInds." More

D'jean Jawrunner

Air Dates: June 8-10, 2019
D'jean Jawrunner Guest: D'jean Jawrunner, sculptor and artist, Foundry Director and Art Professor Emeritus at Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, NM. D'jean directs the internationally acclaimed "Iron Pour" at the Foundry at Mesalands Community College. More

Dana Priest, author and winner of 2 Pulitzer Prizes for her reporting for the Washington Post

Air Dates: June 1-3, 2019
Dana Priest, author and winner of 2 Pulitzer Prizes for her reporting for the Washington Post This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is DANA PRIEST, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post. Priest is an expert on U.S. intelligence, military, cybersecurity, and human rights. She is the author of two best-selling books, "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military" (2003) and "Top Secret America." Priest is featured in PBS-TV's FRONTLINE 2018 program "The Facebook Dilemma" and she discusses critical issues with Facebook in this interview. This interview is a special repeat from January 2019 that deals with today's critical FaceBook issues and will be shown on KENW at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, and on KNME's digital channell 9.1 at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. More

Stephanie Garcia Richard, NM Commissioner of Public Lands

Air Dates: May 25-27, 2019
Stephanie Garcia Richard, NM Commissioner of Public Lands This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is New Mexico's Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard discussing current hot topics in the Land Office - the Greater Chaco Landscape land use restrictions, the Border Wall, the Spaceport, methane flaring and venting in NW New Mexico, and the expanding role of renewable energy at the Land Office. More

Dr. Erica Elliott, author, "Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert"

Air Dates: May 18-20, 2019
Dr. Erica Elliott, author, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Erica Elliott discussing her book “Medicine & Miracles in the High Desert - My Life among the Navajo People.” More

Lt. Governor of New Mexico Howie Morales

Air Dates: May 11-13, 2019
Lt. Governor of New Mexico Howie Morales This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Howie Morales, the Lieutenant Governor of the state of New Mexico and a longtime educator. As Lt. Governor, Morales presides over the NM Senate and discusses education in New Mexico and the sweeping changes in education set into motion this past 60-Day Legislative Session. More

Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Native American Seed Sovereignty expert and author, "The River Is In Us."

Air Dates: May 4-6, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Native American Seed Sovereignty expert and author, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, professor and author of "The River Is In Us: Fighting Toxics In a Mohawk Community," and "From Garden Warriors to ‘Good Seeds;’ Indigenizing the Local Food Movement." Hoover discusses environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, seed sovereignty, and protecting the biodiversity of seeds in this time of climate disruption. More

Rep. Debbie Armstrong, Chair, Health & Human Services Committee, NM House of Representatives

Air Dates: April 27-29, 2019
Rep. Debbie Armstrong, Chair, Health & Human Services Committee, NM House of Representatives This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Representative Debbie Armstrong, D-District 17, chair of the NM House Health and Human Services Committee, discussing the important changes in health care in New Mexico that were passed in the recent 60-Day Session and signed into law by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. More