Mar 26, 2019
The Rio Grande Foundation strongly supports the idea that able
bodied adults without children should be in the workforce and not
on welfare. To that end the Foundation recently submitted comments
to the federal government in support of the Trump Administration's
new rules which would limit SNAP (food stamp) benefits for
able-bodied workers without children.
A new Wallethub report has found New Mexico to be the most
reliant state in the entire nation on the federal
RGF president Paul Gessing took a trip up to Farmington
last week which includes some further discussion of the signed
Energy Transition Act and how the community is responding. Also, in
that vein, the Union of Concerned Scientists has an analysis
claiming electricity costs will not increase at all due to the new
RPS. Paul has offered the environmental groups a bet in the spirit
of Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon.
A new report says New Mexico's pension system is among the
most underfunded in the nation.