Tipping Point New Mexico Episode 184 Schools Shut Down, Federal Stimulus, Plastic Bags are Back, Oil Price is Down and More

On this week’s podcast, Paul and Wally discuss the fact that New Mexico’s schools have been shut down and, like it or not, parents are again responsible for their children’s education. While challenging, this is both an opportunity and a challenge for New Mexicans.

A massive $2.2 trillion stimulus passes. But what will it mean? What does it do for individuals and the State of NM? What pork is in it?

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The Rio Grande Foundation led the charge in getting plastic bags brought back to the City of Albuquerque. The mayor recently did just that for 30 days. Also, the NY Times covered our efforts albeit in a very biased manner.

A Special Session is inevitable for the New Mexico Legislature. Should that happen sooner or later? Should the GOP be calling for one ASAP? /Oil Prices/ Ideas for cutting the budget.

Finally, many celebrated “Earth Hour” recently, but in this challenging time, we should actually be celebrating what technology and fossil fuels do to enrich our lives.