Feb 26, 2019
On this week's podcast Paul and Wally discuss the Albuquerque
City Council's action (or lack thereof) on its plastics ban and a
defeat for New Mexico's new Land Commissioner on increasing royalty
payments. Since Texas is the "model" for Commissioner
Garcia-Richard, Gessing encourages New Mexico's political leaders
to consider other policies in effect in the Lone Star
Mark Janus (whose name is most associated with the Supreme
Court's Janus v. AFSCME case) was in town for a rally on Right to
Work. Paul recaps the events and offers the latest on anti-Right to
Work HB 85 which was voted on in the New Mexico House.
Also in the Legislature Paul was in Santa Fe to discuss SB 489
which would dramatically increase New Mexico's renewable mandate
and would have far-ranging impacts on energy policy in New Mexico.
Paul also discussed the Democrats' plans to raise
Finally, the Rio Grande Foundation was attacked in the
Albuquerque Journal. Paul responds.