Tipping Point New Mexico
Podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.
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330 Thaddeus Preston – from New Mexico Rising Podcast
Thursday, August 26th, 2021
On this week’s podcast interview Paul sits down with Thaddeus Preston. Preston is one of the hosts of the New Mexico Rising podcast. The podcast attempts to “give New Mexicans a better understanding of their political and cultural landscape,
329 Shootings in Albuquerque, NM Unemployment, Guaranteed Basic Income and more
Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
Last week was one of the worst in ABQ in Paul’s memory. He shares a bit of his experience due to the shootings/lockdowns in NE Heights. MLG has imposed a mask mandate and is demanding state fair attendees be vaccinated.
328 Jordan McGillis – Hyper Regulation of Autos and The End of Natural Gas Appliances
Thursday, August 19th, 2021
On this week’s podcast, Paul interviews Jordan McGillis. Jordan is Deputy Director of Policy at the pro-energy Institute for Energy Research, a national pro-energy public policy organization. Paul and Jordan discuss Gov.
327 A Sad Week for New Mexico, Paid Legislators and More
Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
ABQ City Council votes to put a taxpayer financed United Soccer Stadium on Albuquerque ballots this fall. It was a depressing week in Albuquerque a 13 year old child was shot and killed at Washington elementary school in what seems like an avoidable tr...
326 Timothy Sandefur of the Goldwater Institute – Donor Privacy
Thursday, August 12th, 2021
Timothy Sandefur is an attorney at the Arizona-based Goldwater Institute. He was the Rio Grande Foundation’s attorney in a case before the 10th Circuit dealing with donor privacy that recently was decided by the appeals court.
325 COVID-19, Electric Cars, Soccer Stadium, ABQ Homicides, and Campaign Finance
Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
NM vaccine mandate for state employees. Gov. and numerous other Democrat legislators, US senators/reps, and legislators send letter “asking” businesses to require vaccination for employees AND customers. Will this lead to fraudulent vaccine cards?
324 Jason Bedrick – School Choice
Thursday, August 5th, 2021
On this week’s podcast, Paul interviews Jason Bedrick, Director of Policy with the national school choice group EdChoice. School choice has made unprecedented gains in 2021 thanks in part to the Pandemic and in part to the strong leadership of politici...
323 Busiest News Week Ever for New Mexico?
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
Busiest news week ever? New rules for COVID 19. State releases rules on Monday, CDC follows up, APS enacts universal masking in schools. What’s the science? Does it make any sense to tell vaccinated people to mask up? Masks are ALSO recommended.
322 Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Dow
Thursday, July 29th, 2021
On this week’s podcast, Paul sits down with State Representative Rebecca Dow. Dow is running for Gov. of New Mexico. Paul and Rebecca discuss her background and what caused her to run for office. They also discuss education in New Mexico and some of th...
321 Failing Education System, Back to School Rules, Soccer Stadium and more
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
On this week’s podcast discussion, Paul and Wally discuss the Gov.’s new “back to school” policies including mask requirements for elementary students/teachers and vaccine verification for junior high and high school students.