Tipping Point NM episode 540 Governor’s Gun Order, Kohl’s Closes Due to Crime, Electric Vehicles Struggle and more

On this week’s conversation Paul and Wally discuss the latest on MLG’s gun order and where we see things going from here.

On a related note Kohl’s in Coronado Mall has abruptly closed. Employees interviewed by KOB TV cited theft as a leading issue.

Biden’s own Energy Secretary experienced some issues firsthand and NPR was there to report on them. Also, a bill was passed in the US House that would stop states from banning gas vehicles. Only a few Democrats voted for it including Gabe Vasquez. RGF has also joined the Save our Cars coalition.

Poverty has risen quickly between 2021 and 2022.

An energy conference organized by Democrats in downtown Albuquerque and with speakers including Sen. Heinrich drew protesters opposed to carbon sequestration and nuclear. Do supposed environmentalists even WANT a solution? 

Another universal basic income program rolled out in Las Cruces. A prior program was privately funded, this one is funded with federal tax dollars. Neither really fit the “basic income” model.

Launches are happening at Spaceport America, but the ABQJournal is questioning the viability of Virgin Galactic and legislators are questioning the Facility’s financial impact.