Apr 30, 2019
On this week's conversation Paul and Wally discuss the ongoing
saga of Facebook and the PRC's demand they foot the $39 million
bill for a new transmission facility. PNM has offered mea culpa in
the Albuquerque Journal.
RGF appeared in The Hill on the destruction
of local Right to Work laws in New Mexico and Illinois.
According to a new poll by TeacherFreedom.org an increasing
number of teachers want to negotiate their own pay/benefits. This
issue sets the stage for future legal efforts to increase worker
freedom beyond the Janus decision which gave
government employees the ability to opt out of paying union
dues/fees. Now efforts are moving forward to free those who don't
want anything to do with unions from having their pay and benefits
negotiated by them.
Albuquerque voters may be voting this fall on a proposal to
increase the size of City Council. What are the merits of this
Finally, New Mexico's workforce participation rate is not only
lower than neighboring states, but it has actually declined since
2010. What is the relevance of workforce participation and how
might this issue relate to the aging of New Mexico's