Tipping Point New Mexico
Podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.
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543 Pete Dinelli – Homeless Policy and Issues
Thursday, September 28, 2023
On this week’s interview Paul talks to Pete Dinelli. Dinelli has a long track record of public service. He’s an unapologetic progressive Democrat and blogs at: https://www.petedinelli.com/ Paul and Pete discuss homeless policy in Albuquerque and some o...
542 Education Conference, Shooters Captured, Homeless Ruling, EV Mandate Enforcement and more
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Paul is in Savannah, Georgia. He discusses what has brought him there. Paul also recaps the OAKNM education conference which took place on Friday. The shooters who precipitated MLG’s anti-gun health order were captured.
541 Zach Fort of New Mexico Shooting Sports Association – Unconstitutional Gun Grab and Public Emergencies
Thursday, September 21, 2023
On this week’s interview Paul talks to Zach Fort of the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association. They discuss the Gov.’s unconstitutional gun grab. They discuss legal actions being taken to rein the Gov. back in and what will happen next with gun rights...
540 Governor’s Gun Order, Kohl’s Closes Due to Crime, Electric Vehicles Struggle and more
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
On this week’s conversation Paul and Wally discuss the latest on MLG’s gun order and where we see things going from here. On a related note Kohl’s in Coronado Mall has abruptly closed. Employees interviewed by KOB TV cited theft as a leading issue.
539 Developments at Estancia Valley Classical Academy
Thursday, September 14, 2023
On this week’s interview Paul sits down with Estancia Valley Classical Academy parent Craig Springer and teacher Traci Erickson. EVCA was until recently affiliated with Hillsdale College and its Barney charter school project.
538 Gun Ban in Bernalillo County, COVID Past and Present, Literacy Institute Proposed, Issues with EVs and Mandates
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
MLG goes full totalitarian with a ban on carrying guns in public in Bernalillo County. As COVID cases rise and some places reinstate restrictions, RGF notes that he and the skeptics were right and MLG and the lock downers were wrong.
537 Representative Larry Scott – Electricity Policy, Gross Receipts Tax Reform and more
Thursday, September 7, 2023
On this week’s interview Paul talks to Rep. Larry Scott. Rep. Scott represents part of Hobbs, NM in the Legislature as a Republican. Paul and Larry discuss the electricity situation in New Mexico and whether nuclear might be a part of the “energy trans...
536 Gov. Richardson’s Passing, Joe The Plumber, Call To Censor Free Speech At NMSU, NM Doctor Shortage And more
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
During this week’s conversation Paul and Wally discuss their respective recent trips out of state and their coincidentally winding up on the same flight. With the recent passing of former NM Gov. Bill Richardson,
535 New Mexico Electric Vehicle Mandate, State of New Mexico to Purchase Airplane, Biden Administration Energy Policys
Thursday, August 31, 2023
On this week’s conversation Paul sits down with Larry Behrens of Power the Future, an energy advocacy group. We discuss Gov. Lujan Grisham’s plans to mandate electric vehicles in New Mexico, the Administration’s hypocritical purchase of an airplane,
534 American Petroleum Institute Meeting on Carbon Capture in Albuquerque, Massive Budget Surplus Forecast for NM and more
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
This week Paul joins Wally from Chicago where he is attending the State Policy Network conference of free market think tanks. Paul and Wally both attended a presentation on carbon capture held by the American Petroleum Institute in Albuquerque.