Tipping Point New Mexico Episode 048: Questions to Ponder Before 2019 Legislative Session, Santa Fe/Farmington economies, ART Buses, and More

Paul and Dowd discuss some questions that Paul raised in a recent piece about the upcoming 2019 legislative session. With Republicans largely on the sidelines how will debates over spending, tapping the permanent fund, and marijuana legalization work out? Are Democrats serious about gross receipts tax reform?

Dowd covers recent data showing that the Farmington and Santa Fe are still lagging in terms of overall job numbers from a decade ago.

The Secretary of State has proposed same day voter registration. Is that a game-changer?

APS and the City of Albuquerque will not be sharing the cost of holding an election this February meaning that taxpayers in the school district will be fronting the full $1 million+ cost of holding the mail-in vote over big property tax hikes.

The dispute between the Keller Administration and the Build Your Dreams Bus Company is escalating. Dowd and Paul discuss.

Finally, both Dowd and Paul had interesting Holiday vacations that brought forth thoughts on New Mexico and its economic situation.

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One Reply to “Tipping Point New Mexico Episode 048: Questions to Ponder Before 2019 Legislative Session, Santa Fe/Farmington economies, ART Buses, and More”

  1. The FTA never required A.R.T. to run in the middle of Central Ave. The project could have run curbside and connecting lines improved. So far no accountability for the fraudulent failed project. City Council approved project and paved the way. The malcreant leadership team failed and retired, except for two croanies.

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