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Tipping Point New Mexico

Jul 30, 2019

RGF researchers took a look at data from Invest Snips and found that New Mexico has fewer publicly-traded companies than any other state on a per-capita basis. Paul and Wally discuss. 
Data from US Government Spending shows NM state and local government spends much more than other states.

Several education related...

Jul 25, 2019

On this podcast, Paul sits down with former New Mexico Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones and David Casas. Both are involved in an informal effort here in New Mexico to improve messaging on a variety of economic and social issues in our State. The messaging, of course, can be used by elected officials and candidates, but...

Jul 23, 2019

Paul attended the recent PNM stakeholder meeting and there was a lot of information discussed at the meeting including several potential paths forward for the utility. Paul and Wally spend some time discussing PNM's path forward and what it means for ratepayers and taxpayers. You can find the sheet being 

Jul 18, 2019

On this week's podcast, Paul is joined by Rio Grande Foundation scholar and summer intern Raul Ayala to interview Don Watkins, Director of Education at the Center for Industrial Progress. The Center is a pro-energy think tank headed up by Alex Epstein. 
Watkins comes at the issues from a...

Jul 16, 2019

Albuquerque Public Schools adopts big pay hikes, especially for its superintendent who is receiving an 11% pay hike. Will these pay hikes result in better outcomes? Is the money even being used to attract and retain high-quality teachers? What would actually help with NM's student achievement?

KrisAnne Hall wow's the...