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Welcome to Reported, the Santa Fe Reporter’s podcast digging into the stories and investigations the newspaper knows you’ve read but wants you to hear. This show is all about independent, in-depth journalism in the alt-weekly style.
 
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Wallethub’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 …
 
On this week's podcast, Paul talks to Kathleen Sgamma. Kathleen is President of the Western Energy Alliance which describes itself as The Voice of Energy in the West. They discuss Biden's energy policies and their potential impact on New Mexico and its economy as well as New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland's likely impacts at the Department of Int…
 
The events of this past week were unprecedented in American history. On this week's podcast, Paul and Wally share their perspectives on the riot at the US Capitol and Trump’s legacy more broadly. Then, Wally and Paul address the political repercussions of this event which will be extremely problematic for conservatives nationwide, let alone here in…
 
On this week's podcast, Paul sits down with Sandoval County Commissioner Dave Heil. Commissioner Heil and Paul discuss Sandoval County's unique status as a relatively conservative area in New Mexico's Rio Grande Corridor. What does the County do differently to make it more business-friendly than its neighbors? They further discuss the size and grow…
 
On this week's Tipping Point NM podcast Paul and Wally look forward to and make predictions about 2021. Are we really just “halfway home” on COVID 19? If so, what does that mean? The left suddenly agrees that the ETA needs fixing. We said this at the time, but Wally and Paul suspect the motivations of these legislators don't involve defending ratep…
 
On this week's interview podcast, Paul sits down with Doug Messier of the space privatization website Parabolic Arc. They discuss the recent aborted launch at Spaceport America, corruption issues with the facility's leadership, and management changes at Virgin Galactic. There are many issues and challenges as Virgin Galactic HOPES to launch in 2021…
 
On this week's podcast, Wally and Paul review the year that was 2020. But, before discussing what was a very challenging year, they discuss President Trump's decision to sign the $900 billion stimulus bill and $1.4 federal funding legislation: Biden has called the legislation a "down payment" on what we can only imagine will be an even bigger "stim…
 
On this week's podcast, Paul interviews Dean Stansel. Dean is a Research Associate Professor at the Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, but the main topic of the discussion is the 2020 version of the Fraser Institute's Index of Economic Freedom of North America. New Mexico lags its…
 
There is a new COVID strain in Europe. Paul and Wally discuss what we know and what is happening now. Federal stimulus agreement reached. It's $900 billion and VERY ugly. Here’s some of what’s in it. BCSO sheriff “won’t enforce unconstitutional laws under COVID response” What does this mean? Deb Haaland named to head Secretary of Interior. While sy…
 
On this week's interview, Paul has a wide-ranging discussion on health care issues with Dr. Deane Waldman. Deane is a retired pediatric cardiologist and is an MBA as well. During the first half of the show, he and Paul discuss the response to COVID-19 in the United States and New Mexico. With a background in pathology, Deane has a great deal of inf…
 
On this week's Tipping Point discussion Paul and Wally discuss the fact that electors in the nation's Electoral College were casting their votes for president. The Electoral College is an important safeguard of our democratic-republic. Good news for New Mexico and the US as the Pfizer COVID 19 vaccine has begun shipping across the USA including to …
 
On this very special interview episode, Paul sits down with his wife Krista and 10-year-old (5th-grade) daughter Grace. This isn't just Paul showing off his family, rather, they have a serious conversation about homeschooling in New Mexico. With the onset of COVID-19, the Gessing family had some very serious questions to answer about educating thei…
 
On this week's podcast conversation, Paul and Wally discuss the fact that Gov. MLG is NOT heading to DC after all. What happened and what does it mean? The Gov. unveiled a new red, yellow, green COVID system. Under these orders it appears New Mexicans will be severely restricted until a vaccine is widely-deployed. An ordinance was introduced at Alb…
 
On this week's podcast, Paul and Wally discuss the fact that New Mexico made national news for its grocery lines. Netflix gets an amazing sweetheart deal to come to New Mexico (Wally and Paul discuss the details). New Mexico’s special session disperses money, but not without controversy. The latest Wallethub report shows just how bad New Mexico’s e…
 
On this week's interview podcast, Paul talks to the Rio Grande Foundation's own Patrick Brenner. Among Patrick's many duties with the Foundation is fundraising, graphic design, maintaining and increasing our presence on the Internet, and public records. With Giving Tuesday right around the corner and 2020 (blessedly) coming to a close, Patrick and …
 
On this week's podcast, Paul and Wally discuss numerous problematic issues with the Gov.'s latest lockdown orders. Paul identifies crazy problems with the Gov.’s lockdown policies. New Mexico's Legislature is about to go into a special session. What will happen? Leftists: get rid of oil and gas and replace it with? CO2 emissions dropped this year b…
 
On this week's interview show, Paul sits down with Grover Norquist, president and founder of Americans for Tax Reform. Grover is one of the most prominent voices for free markets and lower taxes in Washington. The dust is still settling in the presidential election and there are two runoff elections underway in Georgia that could determine control …
 
Gov. Lujan Grisham places New Mexico on full lockdown again. Paul and Wally discuss the implications. Notably, New Mexico's booming real estate sector (residential is especially strong) is NOT considered an essential business this time around. How long will this two weeks REALLY last? Wally and Paul believe it will be quite a bit longer. There is a…
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul talks to Katharine Stevens, an early childhood expert with the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Starting out, Paul and Katharine discuss the tragic impact of COVID 19 and the abandonment of in-person learning on children. Also, Katharine shares details on her recent report Still left behind: How…
 
On this week's podcast, Paul and Wally go through this past Tuesday's election results at the federal and state levels. How did Paul and Wally do in their predictions? Trump is not giving up. Georgia will have two runoff elections that could determine partisan control of the Senate. Here in New Mexico Wally and Paul note the high turnout and the ch…
 
On this week's podcast, Paul interviews James Taylor, president of the Heartland Institute. Based in Chicago, IL, Heartland's mission is to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems, but it is most known for its work on energy and climate issues. Taylor joins the podcast to discuss Joe Biden's energy polic…
 
The virus continues to spread in New Mexico. Paul and Wally look at the numbers. Gov. MLG doesn’t attend the pre-election press conference. Paul and Wally assume a big lockdown is coming post-election. Paul shares details on his family's Halloween celebrations. Paul has a conversation about the election with Al Jazeera. Paul talks about the Gov.’s …
 
In this unique and timely episode, Paul sits down with two experts on utilities to discuss the purchase of PNM by Avangrid and the impact the push for "renewables" is having on electricity prices and grid stability in New Mexico. Larry Behrens runs Power the Future NM which advocates for pro-energy policies. Larry's group has been critical of the E…
 
The Gov. has some new COVID orders. While Paul and Wally both acknowledge that these are more focused on problem areas than her previous orders were, the Gov. has backed herself into a corner in addressing the Virus. Spread is FAR worse than it has been at any other time of this crisis. To that end, the Catholic Church (Archdiocese of Santa Fe) can…
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul talks to Jeanne Allen. Jeanne is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, a national education reform organization that works to expand educational opportunities that lead to improved economic outcomes for all Americans. Jeanne's organization has two new reports that rank US states based on vario…
 
On this week's discussion podcast, Paul and Wally discuss the rising number of COVID19 infections in New Mexico. The Gov. has planned a press conference later today. Paul argues that this rise is a result of the Gov.'s failed lockdown strategy and he expects more shutdowns. While the number of cases has grown rapidly, the number of deaths has not..…
 
Gary Hays' family has owned and operated Cliff's (once upon a time it was Uncle Cliffs) Amusement Park in Albuquerque since the 1950s. Gary shares a few stories about the Park and its history (including dropping 'Uncle'), but mostly they discuss the impact of the current lockdown policies being imposed by Gov. Lujan Grisham, it impacts on the compa…
 
On this week's episode Paul and Wally discuss the elections which are ongoing, but early voting which starts on Saturday, October 17. They discuss the latest on the shutdown, the fact that cases are growing despite lockdown. NM one of four states to cancel high school sports. Impacted students protested. Gov. Lujan Grisham didn't impose additional …
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul sits down with NMSU economist Jim Peach. Peach recently testified to the Legislative Finance Committee on challenges facing New Mexico's economy. That testimony is recounted in an Albuquerque Journal story. Professor Peach and Paul begin by discussing New Mexico's economy broadly. Why are we not competitive wit…
 
COVID 19 update: Trump has it, the Gov. has been self-quarantined after being exposed to it. The Gov. updated us last week but didn’t change anything. She says the virus is spreading as part of another uptick. Also, the Gov. recently presented to NAIOP on how businesses can help kick start the NM economy. Paul takes issue with that. What’s OUR plan…
 
Deena Buchanan is an Albuquerque-based attorney. She is representing families with children in private schools who believe they are being unfairly treated by the Gov. and State of New Mexico. Private schools are allowed to open at just 25% of capacity while government-run schools are opening at 50% capacity. Deena and Paul discuss the issues.…
 
On this week's podcast interview Paul talks with Brian Riedl, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Paul and Brian go back to Paul's time in Washington with the National Taxpayers Union and Brian was with the Heritage Foundation. Brian is an expert on the federal budget and specifically studies and writes on government entitlement programs, f…
 
On this week's discussion podcast Paul and Wally discuss the latest on COVID 19 from Gov. Lujan Grisham. Paul discusses his recent op-ed on the Gov.'s lockdown and its economic/virus impact. In a bit of good news, the Gov. reopens bowling in NM and is allowing college football to play this season. Only the Lobos will be playing, however. Amy Coney …
 
On this week's interview podcast, Paul sits down with Public Regulation Commissioner Jeff Byrd. Byrd represents a district encompassing almost all of Eastern New Mexico. Commissioner Byrd and Paul discuss the role of the PRC and his job as a Commissioner, numerous issues relating to the PRC including the changes made to the Chair position, the Cons…
 
On this week's podcast discussion Paul and Wally give the latest update on COVID 19 including information on the Gov.'s latest press conference. Youth sports can practice, but not play games, overnight camping is available at most state parks in groups of no more than 10, pick-your-own pumpkin patches will be permitted to operate, ice skating rinks…
 
On this week's interview, Paul talks to Rob Nikolewski. A few years back Rob worked for Rio Grande Foundation as a reporter in Santa Fe. Now, he reports on energy for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Rob and Paul discuss the ongoing wildfires in California, the electrical grid, the shutdown of nuclear energy there, and the challenges of eliminating CO2…
 
On this week's podcast discussion Paul and Wally discuss the latest COVID 19 update from Gov. Lujan Grisham. According to her latest pronouncements, theaters, entertainment centers, and bars in New Mexico are not likely to open until there’s a COVID vaccine. The Gov. also begs Congress for more COVID aid in her recent testimony. There were not many…
 
On this week's interview, Paul interviews education expert and author David Anderson. Anderson's book "Sick Schools" details a number of specific problems with K-12 schooling in the United States. He and Paul discuss the book and several specific recommendations for education reformers, especially in the COVID 19 crisis. The book is available here:…
 
On this week's edition of Tipping Point New Mexico Paul interviews Zach Fort of the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association about some bad, anti-gun ordinances that are moving their way through Albuquerque's City Council. You can take action on them here. Paul and Wally discuss Paul's recent trip to Ohio, flying for the first time since COVID, and t…
 
Ken Costello is an Adjunct Scholar at the Rio Grande Foundation and an expert on utilities and their regulation. Paul and Ken discuss the constitutional amendment on the November ballot in New Mexico which would shift the PRC to an office appointed by the Gov. instead of one that is elected. Also, membership on the PRC would shrink from 5 to 3 memb…
 
A new Centers for Disease Control report states that 6% of COVID 19 cases have no comorbidities. Paul and Wally are NOT medical experts and they discuss why this data doesn't mean COVID deaths are only 6 percent of the reported total. The Gov. has released her latest order COVID 19 orders: She'll now allow churches to open at 40%. Also, indoor dini…
 
John Keisling, better known to many New Mexicans as "Gov'nor Lujan Grisham" is a frustrated New Mexican. Rather than writing opinion pieces for the local paper, he made a biting, viral, satirical video called "Gov'nor Knows Best" which has spread around the State more rapidly than the Coronavirus itself. The video that both poked fun at AND questio…
 
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