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Free event: An Evening With Transportation Expert Randal O’Toole

An Evening With Transportation Expert Randal O'Toole Click here for registration form. Like many Americans, Randal O'Toole loves passenger trains, yet he acknowledges that intercity passenger trains and – outside of the New York region – urban rail...

Rio Grande Foundation applauds Gov. Martinez’s executive order on licensing reform

Today, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez issued an executive order that instructs the state’s boards, commissions and agencies to implement reforms that will make it easier for New Mexicans to become licensed and find jobs, reduce the burden of...

RGF breaks story to KOB TV about New Mexico’s $164 million food stamp overpayments

Early last week the Rio Grande Foundation obtained a letter (linked here) from the US Department of Agriculture to New Mexico's Secretary of Human Services. The letter states that New Mexico has overpaid approximately $164 million in SNAP (food...

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RGF breaks story to KOB TV about New Mexico’s $164 million food stamp overpayments

Early last week the Rio Grande Foundation obtained a letter (linked here) from the US Department of Agriculture to New Mexico's Secretary of Human Services. The letter states that New Mexico has overpaid approximately $164 million in SNAP (food...

RGF weighs in on NM’s Medicaid Problem

Bernalillo County Commission unanimously adopted a resolution asking the Legislature to develop a Medicaid buy-in program. But Medicaid is a very expensive program that imposes an ever-growing burden on state and federal taxpayers. KOB TV (much to...

ABQ Mayor Keller’s credit card conservatism

The Rio Grande Foundation was recently asked to comment on a story involving Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller's decision NOT to use a City credit card. Instead, as the story notes, he will be using his own personal money for various expenses. We...