On this week's podcast Paul and Wally review 2018 from the
perspective of New Mexico's economy and economic policy in the Land
From oil prices to new discoveries and production, oil and gas
are the most important private sector industries in our State. 2018
was an interesting and exciting year for this industry. 2018 saw
both primary and general elections. The primaries in June were
precursors to the "blue wave" that hit the State in November. How
did electoral politics impact New Mexico this year?
The City of Albuquerque raised taxes, charges of "racism" were
thrown around by the lobbyist for the Catholic Church, Janus v.
AFSCME, and the RGF's efforts to implement Right to Work in
counties across New Mexico were all important stories this
Finally, Paul and Wally discuss what happened this year with
ART, the Rail Runner, and Spaceport.
About the Podcast
Podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.