Tuesday, Jan. 15, New Mexico PBS, Ch. 5.1 will present live coverage of the 2013 Legislative session, beginning with the opening gavel.
This will include LIVE broadcast coverage on Channel 5.1 *and* live-streaming online at www.newmexicopbs.org and election of the Speaker of the House and Gov. Susana Martinez’s “State of the State” address, followed by a live panel discussion with analysis from the New Mexico PBS studios.
Coverage will begin at noon, with an introduction by Gene Grant, host of NM PBS’s weekly public affairs series NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS.
Regular programming will resume until the anticipated start time of 1 p.m. when the House will come to order.
Following the Governor’s speech, the following people will join Gene Grant for live analysis:
• Lonna Atkeson, UNM Political Science Professor
• Dan Foley, former NM House Republican Whip
• Eric Witt, former Director of Legislative Affairs for Gov. Bill Richardson