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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.
268 Representative Greg Nibert – NM Legislative Session – Tipping Point New Mexico
Errors of Enchantment
Errors of Enchantment is the official blog of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.
- Paul interviews Rep. Greg Nibert, a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives from Roswell. Nibert is sponsoring critical legislation that would give legislators a “seat at the table” in future emergencies. No longer would one person, the Gov., be given or be able to take the kind of absolute control we have seen […]
- With the Legislature meeting behind closed doors in a “virtual” environment, the potential for mischief is extreme in the 2021 Legislature. We know that Gov. Lujan Grisham has a few stated priorities for the session, but when it comes to the most “progressive” (big-government-oriented) Legislature in New Mexico history, some truly awful bills will be […]
- A group of Democratic Senators has proposed a “Green” amendment to New Mexico’s Constitution. It has been introduced as SJR 3 and, relative to most bills, it is very short. If adopted by the Legislature and passed via a vote of the people, the amendment essentially creates a “right” to a clean environment (whatever that […]
- Tipping Point New Mexico episode 267: Unemployment, Vaccine, Back to School?, NM Capitol Lockdown and moreWallethub’s latest report on unemployment shows that New Mexico remains the 2nd-most impacted state in the nation when it comes to unemployment during the COVID 19 situation. Gov. Lujan Grisham held a press conference in which she discussed distribution of the vaccine and her latest plans. 400 person Harding County is in the green and Union County […]
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