Rio Grande Foundation

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We are building a New Mexico where liberty, opportunity, and prosperity flourish.

The mission of the Rio Grande Foundation is to increase liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico by informing citizens of the importance of individual freedom, limited government, and economic opportunity.

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Tipping Point New Mexico

Tipping Point New Mexico is the official podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico, hosted by Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation, and Wally Drangmeister.

441 Gubernatorial Debates Preview, Electric Blackouts and Brownouts Forecast and more Tipping Point New Mexico

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. The second hourlong debate is being hosted by KOAT-TV, along with the Journal and … Continue reading "441 Gubernatorial Debates Preview, Electric Blackouts and Brownouts Forecast and more" The post 441 Gubernatorial Debates Preview, Electric Blackouts and Brownouts Forecast and more appeared first on Tipping Point New Mexico.
  1. 441 Gubernatorial Debates Preview, Electric Blackouts and Brownouts Forecast and more
  2. 440 Negatives of a New Mexico Hydrogen Hub with Larry Scott
  3. 439 NM Governor’s Race, NM 65+ Population, Protest at UNM and more
  4. 438 Positives of a New Mexico Hydrogen Hub with George Sharp

Errors of Enchantment

Errors of Enchantment is the official blog of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.

  • by Paul Gessing
    Here is part two of our analysis (find part one here) of the two main gubernatorial candidates’ answers to questions posed by the Albuquerque Journal in their questionnaire:  10) Do you support or oppose the proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would withdraw more money from the state’s permanent school fund to increase […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    It would be funny if it weren’t so stupid. The San Juan Generating Station, thanks to Gov. Lujan Grisham’s 2019 Energy Transition Act, will shut down on Friday (September 30). That is 555 MegaWatts of relatively clean coal-fired power (thanks to scrubbers installed just a few years ago) that New Mexico will lose (and struggle […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    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. The second hourlong debate is being hosted by KOAT-TV, along with the Journal and […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    Like anyone who lives in or visits the Albuquerque area, it is clear that homelessness is a serious problem. At a recent conference attended by the Rio Grande Foundation, we were able to hear experts from the Austin-based Cicero Institute discuss the situation. The group offers basic solutions: 1) Ban street camping. 2) Instituting pay-for-performance […]

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