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Solar in the Southwest: A Bright Shining Disappointment

Solar is a bust, even in the sun-drenched Southwest. If it can’t make it here, it can’t make it anywhere.

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PNM Closed San Juan Generating Station and Suffered Power Outages Within a Week

The energy crisis is here and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s hyper-political Energy Transition Act is entirely to blame.

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EXCLUSIVE: New Tesla Facility to Open on Santa Ana Pueblo

The largest all-electric vehicle manufacturer is prohibited from selling their vehicles in New Mexico. So Santa Ana Pueblo gets to capitalize on this.

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What Do Parents Think Of Albuquerque Public Schools?

Students were locked out of classrooms for over a year. Are parents happy with the consequences?

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The Best And Worst State Economies Of The American Southwest

The personal finance website WalletHub just released its report on 2022’s Best and Worst State Economies. The WalletHub methodology incorporates twenty-eight indicators across three broad categories of economic activity, economic health, and innovation potential. The weighted final score is then used to rank each state. Source: WalletHub As seen before with metrics such as post-pandemic […]

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The Federalist: Sir Richard Branson Should Pay His Own Way Into Space

Why are New Mexico’s politicians lining the pockets of these already wealthy and successful entrepreneurs through taxpayer-funded, industry-specific subsidies?

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Santa Fe New Mexican: State Secrecy Goes Beyond Executive Team

Originally published at the Santa Fe New Mexican on July 13, 2021. In Daniel J. Chacón’s article he alleges that members of Governor Michelle Luan Grisham’s administration have private messaging apps on their government-issued cellphones. I’ll call your bet and raise you: It’s not just the staff of the executive branch; it’s dozens of state agencies. They are using […]