In this article, Walter Williams is once again on target in his discussion of the folly of minimum wage hikes. New Mexico’s politicians should heed his sage advice.
In the most recent outrage over the abusive use of eminent domain, the Village of North Hills in New York is attempting to seize a private golf course. Amazingly, the mayor of the town attempting this heist has said that the government should be able to take over the course simply because, if public, it […]Constitutionalism
Recently, I had the privilege of serving on a panel convened by Human Events Magazine that was assigned with the task of naming the 10 worst government programs. Other panelists included such luminaries as Larry Kudlow of Kudlow and Cramer fame, Walter Williams, one of the best-known economists in the country, and former House Majority […]Economic Freedom
Education reform is an integral component of the Rio Grande Foundation’s mission. Of course, “reform” means different things to different people. Vouchers, tax credits, and charter schools are all possibilities and are worthy of varying levels of support. While New Mexico does not allow vouchers or tax credits, it does have a charter school law. […]Education
My name is Paul Gessing and I am the new President of the Rio Grande Foundation. I have been in New Mexico working for the Foundation for three full weeks now and am finally getting around to introducing myself on this blog. I moved here from Washington, DC, where I headed up the lobbying efforts […]General Info
This is my first blog posting as the new CEO of the Rio Grande Foundation. I really look forward to getting out to Albuquerque — I am finishing up my last few weeks with National Taxpayers Union here in the DC area — and putting my full-time effort into getting the messages of free markets […]Energy and Environment