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.

358 Lynne Andersen of NAIOP Tipping Point New Mexico

Lynne Andersen has been a fixture in Albuquerque politics for decades as the leader of NAIOP (more on that organization in the podcast). Lynne is leaving the organization at the end of this year and Paul wanted to find out all about her lengthy history in New Mexico politics and how things have changed over the … Continue reading "358 Lynne Andersen of NAIOP" The post 358 Lynne Andersen of NAIOP appeared first on Tipping Point New Mexico.
  1. 358 Lynne Andersen of NAIOP
  2. 357 Omicron, Remote Learning Effectiveness and more
  3. 356 New Mexico GOP launches “Land of the Last”
  4. 355 New Mexico’s Economic Freedom, Gross Receipts Tax Cut Proposed and more

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
    Lynne Andersen has been a fixture in Albuquerque politics for decades as the leader of NAIOP (more on that organization in the podcast). Lynne is leaving the organization at the end of this year and Paul wanted to find out all about her lengthy history in New Mexico politics and how things have changed over […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    A new story in the Albuquerque Journal discusses the boom going on in New Mexico’s oil and gas industry. According to the story, “In raw numbers, the industry generated almost $5.3 billion in revenue for state and local governments in the 2021 fiscal year – a 12% increase over 2020 and more than twice as much […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    The next time Gov. Lujan Grisham touts teacher pay raises and all of the new spending being funneled into New Mexico’s public education system,  be sure to remember this new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research which shows how keeping students out of the classroom negatively impacted student performance on test scores. The chart […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    On this week’s podcast, Paul and Wally begin with a discussion of NM’s COVID infection situation and the rise of the Omicron variant. Why is NM’s data so slow and how is the infection situation evolving? Biden’s nominee to be Comptroller of Currency appears to be an actual communist or at least has communist sympathies.   […]

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