LIVE: State of the State 2022

Reporters from around NM annotated and fact-checked the speech as it happened

By: - January 18, 2022 11:12 am

Screenshot from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s virtual 2022 State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham delivered the State of the State virtually on Tuesday to launch the 30-day legislative session. The session is budget-focused, though other measures can be added if the governor puts them on the call.

Reporters and editors from around New Mexico fact-checked and annotated the speech live. Watch the address and scroll through their coverage:


Many thanks to New Mexico PBS Production Manager Kevin McDonald  for coordinating this coverage and sharing the live feed. 


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Marisa Demarco
Marisa Demarco

Marisa Demarco is an Albuquerque-based journalist and lifelong New Mexican whose work has won national and regional awards. She's spent almost two decades as a reporter, producer and newsroom leader, co-founding the New Mexico Compass, and editing and writing for the Weekly Alibi, the Albuquerque Tribune and UNM's Daily Lobo. She began a career in radio full-time at KUNM News in late 2013 and covered public health and criminal legal reform for much of the last seven years. During the pandemic, she was also the executive producer for “Your NM Gov” and “No More Normal,” shows focused on the varied impacts of COVID-19 and community response, as well as racial and social justice.