Rio Grande Foundation Audios

124 Awkward Situations

124 Awkward Situations

Mandatory paid leave passes the Bernalillo County Commission with some small changes. What did the Commission do and did they improve the final ordinance or is it still full of problems? Also, the City of Albuquerque is already considering adopting its own paid leave...

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123 Philip Ord – Americans for Nuclear Energy

123 Philip Ord – Americans for Nuclear Energy

On this podcast, Paul interviews Philip Ord, President of Americans for Nuclear Energy. The group advocates and educates on behalf of nuclear power in the United States. New Mexico is a "nuclear" state as the home of the A-bomb and two national nuclear labs. Storage...

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122 Media Complicity in Spreading Disinformation

122 Media Complicity in Spreading Disinformation

Most studies say vaping is far healthier than cigarette smoking, but a local filmmaker working with high school students called it "more detrimental than being addicted to cigarettes." This story highlights both factual ignorance and the media's complicity in...

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121 Len Gilroy – Public Pension Reform in New Mexico

121 Len Gilroy – Public Pension Reform in New Mexico

On this week's interview, Paul Gessing interviews Len Gilroy of the Reason Foundation. Len is an expert on public employee pension issues and New Mexico has plenty of them. You can read more about Reason's analysis of New Mexico's pension issues here and here. Also,...

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120 Public Safety Audit, Sick Leave, Pension Changes

120 Public Safety Audit, Sick Leave, Pension Changes

On this week's conversation, Paul recently sat down with KOAT to discuss an audit of the 2004 public safety tax that the City of Albuquerque has had in place for 15 years. Citizens were supposed to serve a real oversight role, but is one of several ways in which the...

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117 Rachel Greszler – Impact of $15 Minimum Wage

117 Rachel Greszler – Impact of $15 Minimum Wage

Paul visits with Rachel Greszler, a research fellow in the Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget. Rachel Greszler focuses on retirement and labor policies such as  Social Security, disability insurance, pensions, and worker compensation. Her work focuses on...

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115 Communicating Our Values in New Mexico

115 Communicating Our Values in New Mexico

On this podcast, Paul sits down with former New Mexico Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones and David Casas. Both are involved in an informal effort here in New Mexico to improve messaging on a variety of economic and social issues in our State. The messaging of course can be...

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