Tipping Point New Mexico
Podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.
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441 Gubernatorial Debates Preview, Electric Blackouts and Brownouts Forecast and more
Tuesday, September 27th, 2022
There will be two debates for Gov. While all debates are important, this one is especially so as MLG has so few details about her future plans. The first debate will take place Sept. 30 and will be hosted by KOB-TV.
440 Negatives of a New Mexico Hydrogen Hub with Larry Scott
Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
On this week’s interview Paul talks to New Mexico Rep. Larry Scott, a Republican from Hobbs. Larry and Paul discuss hydrogen and the negatives of the hydrogen hub concept. While Larry does not describe himself as an “opponent” of the concept,
439 NM Governor’s Race, NM 65+ Population, Protest at UNM and more
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
On this week’s conversation Paul has had a busy week of travel to Dallas and Atlanta. He fills the listeners in on what he’s doing out of State. A new poll gives MLG a healthy lead, but the more interesting thing is how some of the issues and demograph...
438 Positives of a New Mexico Hydrogen Hub with George Sharp
Thursday, September 15th, 2022
On the first of a two-part “pro/con” interview series on the “hydrogen hub” concept Paul talks to George Sharpe, Investment Manager for Merrion Oil and Gas in Farmington. George is a longtime fixture of the Four Corners oil and gas industry and he supp...
437 New Mexico Gubernatorial Candidates Plans for Education and more
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022
On this week’s conversation Paul and Wally take a look at the forward looking agendas of gubernatorial candidates Mark Ronchetti and Michelle Lujan Grisham for New Mexico’s education system, MLG doesn’t have any (she literally doesn’t lay out ANY prior...
436 What’s Causing New Mexico’s Doctor Shortage with Dr. Kenneth Adams
Thursday, September 8th, 2022
On this week’s interview Paul talks to Albuquerque area ophthalmologist Kenneth Adams about New Mexico’s doctor shortage. We discuss what attracted him to New Mexico from Texas in the first place. What keeps him here?
435 Biden’s dark speech, taxpayer-funded abortion clinic, California energy, education news
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
On this week’s conversation Paul and Wally discuss President Biden’s dark and disturbing speech against Trump and his supporters. Gov. MLG spends $10 million capital outlay dollars for a new abortion clinic in Southern NM: Also,
434 Sarah Jane Allen – Moms for Liberty
Thursday, September 1st, 2022
In this conversation Paul talks to Sarah Jane Allen. Sarah Jane is involved in the formation of a new Moms for Liberty chapter in Bernalillo County. We discuss what the organization is trying to do and some of the important policies they want to addres...
433 Polls Out – Can R’s Close the Gap on Statewide Races, NM Government Spending and more
Tuesday, August 30th, 2022
The ABQ Journal came out with polling for numerous races including Gov. These polls (and here) with RGF analysis here point to New Mexicans continuing to embrace the same policies and people they have for years.
432 Caleb Kruckenberg – Defending Charter Schools Taking On Administrative Law
Thursday, August 25th, 2022
The Biden Administration recently issued regulations attacking charter schools. The Rio Grande Foundation submitted comments against this attack, but we and other charter advocates were ignored. Caleb Kruckenberg is an attorney with Pacific Legal Found...