This segment from the June 10, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces begins with Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel's discussion about the previous week's primary elections. They then talk to Eric Griego of of the NM Working Families Party, who was directly involved in some of the startling political upsets that occurred a week ago.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel reported the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic. They also talked with NMSU Economics Professor Chris Erickson about where our economy stands, how we recover, and what issues are raised by re-opening.
Do government officials get to tell the people protesting against them how, when and where they can protest?
I saw that concept taken to its absurd extreme in 2004 when I went to Boston to cover the Democratic Conversation, where Bill Richardson was serving as chairman. About a block away from the convention center, police had fenced off an area of the street for a designated protest zone.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel reported the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel share the latest information of Covid-19 here in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County and New Mexico. They are joined by Sheriff Kim Stewart to discuss the mask give away she is doing throughout the County.
The big topic on the June 3, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces was the apparent murder of George Floyd and the issues it raises for all of us. Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with a variety of people, including participants in the vigils/protests as well as City Councilor Johanna Bencomo.
But before that, they talked briefly about the primary election results. Lindsey Bachman, Deputy Dona Aña County Clerk, called in to share how the voting went and any lingering issues. County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds also offered his thoughts.
Halfway through the show they talked about COVID-19 discussing virus developments and recent City Council actions.
Fans of horror movies know there are always early scenes that tip you off to the terrible things that will come later.
I had that feeling last week as I watched the press conference held by prosecutors in Minnesota. I assumed that it was called to announce an arrest in the murder of George Floyd. I was wrong.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel reported the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic. They also talked with Sonya L. Delgado, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Las Cruces about the opening up of the parks.
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