NM Governor delivers State of the State speech to open the 2020 legislature

New Mexico’s 32nd Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham delivers her second State of the State speech Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Thanks to our partner New Mexico PBS for providing a live feed of the speech and post-speech analysis.

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By Michael Marcotte

Hi, I'm the (first-ever) Professor of Practice in Journalism at University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. So I'm very involved in helping students learn multimedia journalism. Before New Mexico, I was the 2012-2013 Reynolds Chair in Ethics of Entrepreneurial and Innovative Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno... and, before that, a 2011 Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. I'm also very active as a consultant, having spent over 25 years as a news director. My website is http://www.mikemarcotte.com or on Twitter: http://twitter.com/michvinmar