Episode 383: Plastic Bags, Oil Policy and Prices, APS Spending, NM Unemployment, Rail Runner

Albuquerque City Council eliminated the plastic bag ban on a 6-3 vote. That’s veto-proof. Will the majority hold and override a mayoral veto?

Biden hasn’t held an onshore lease sale and is the only President in at least two decades not to have done so in a given year. Approvals for new liquefied natural gas terminals and expansions are also sitting at the Department of Energy and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to the American Petroleum Institute.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the numerous ways in which the Biden Administration is hindering oil and gas.

Biden is considering getting oil from Venezuela?????

Defenders of the Biden Administration’s policies fall short.

APS spent $18,594 in FY 2020. By 2022 that number is $22,877.

New Mexico has the highest unemployment rate of ANY state in the nation as of December 2021.

Rail Runner ridership fell off a cliff during COVID. What’s the latest?