Tipping Point NM episode 375: Electricity and Fireworks or Duds at Legislature and more

Is PNM looking for last-minute legislation to keep San Juan Generating Station open?

Senator Ben Ray Lujan’s stroke (at age 49, no less) creates issues for Washington Democrats.

MLG extends New Mexico’s health order to March 4, by which time we’ll have been in a COVID “emergency” for 2 years (technically March 11).

Unfortunately, bills limiting the Governor’s powers in an emergency have gone nowhere.

Several “blue” states have taken major steps towards ending mask mandates for adults and children. In addition to Delaware, New Jersey, and Connecticut, Oregon and California have changed course.

A John Hopkins. working paper says “COVID-19 lockdowns imposed by a variety of governments worldwide had “little to no effect” on COVID-19 mortality. But, they “imposed enormous economic and social costs.”

Georgia Governor candidate Stacey Abrams disregards Georgia mask mandate as masked school kids look on.

Here are some of the worst bills moving in Santa Fe. Unfortunately only “progressive” bills are seeing the light of day with the Gov.’s move to the center having failed (so far) to move the needle.

Egolf mangles process in search of a legislative win.

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