Dr. Schweikart and the Rio Grande Foundation will be traveling to several events throughout New Mexico in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell, and Hobbs. You can sign up for all of them here.
Along with some of the leading Albuquerque opponents of last fall’s mandatory paid sick leave proposal, we at the Rio Grande Foundation were asked to sit down with local economists from BBER at UNM to offer our perspectives on the (likely) imposition by the City of Albuquerque of a new sick leave mandate. BBER has […]
The Keller Administration laid out some ideas it has with the intent of “turning the local economy around.” After what ultimately proved to be a disastrous Berry Administration with its lack of focus on crime/homelessness and its monomaniacal effort to bring an unwanted bus system to town, Mayor Keller has a lot of work to […]
Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell & Hobbs Event Notices Dr. Larry Schweikart, Author of Numerous Books, including “Patriot’s History of the United States” to Speak at Four Rio Grande Foundation Hosted Events! Click here for Albuquerque registration form. Click here for Las Cruces registration form. Click here for Roswell registration form. Click here for Hobbs registration […]
The Rio Grande Foundation and other supporters of Right to Work are circulating a petition in support of Right to Work in New Mexico. Click the link and sign on to support the issue no matter what part of New Mexico you live in!
Episode 24: Paul and Dowd interview Lucas Puente of Thumbtack.com regarding their recent survey of small business owners around the nation. New Mexico ranks a disappointing 47th and the City of Albuquerque rates a “D+” up slightly from “D” last year. Aside from our own results,there are interesting data points to consider with regard to […]
As discussed in this space yesterday, New Mexico policymakers will likely have a massive surplus as they head into the 2019 legislative session. Given the size and scope of New Mexico’s existing government and the lack of diversification and job growth in the State, what can or should the Legislature do with that money when […]
Dowd and Paul discuss New Mexico’s $1.2 billion surplus and what should be done with the largess. That shifts into a conversation about the Cato Institute’s Freedom In the 50 States report which gave New Mexico high marks on personal freedom, but found the State sorely lacking in fiscal restraint and the size of its […]
Last week it was announced that the State of New Mexico (thanks in large part to booming oil and gas production) has a $1.2 billion surplus. Yes, this is good news and here are some takeaways: 1) Gov. Martinez was 100% right to ignore the calls for tax hikes. 2) Despite the positive budget news, […]