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Tag: Michelle Lujan Grisham
Anti-transparency measures have a proven and lasting impact of obstructing the ability of government to maintain its own accountability. On Wednesday morning, Tristan Justice, the western correspondent for The Federalist, published an article with updates on how Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s anti-transparent administration is directly responsible for obstructing an investigation into the death of a […]
New Mexico suffered from some of the most draconian pandemic-related school closures in the country: how did this impact educational outcomes? On Tuesday, Esteban Candelaria, a staff writer with the Albuquerque Journal, reported on delays in academic assessment reporting from the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). While data from SAT testing will be made […]
The Energy Transition Act is shaping up to create the worst energy crisis the southwest has ever seen. On May 17, the Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) released data on a comprehensive energy survey. With over 3,000 respondents, New Mexicans clearly prioritized affordable and reliable energy with 7 out of 10 preferring either affordability or […]
Are the worst educational outcomes on record causing declining enrollment? Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Scott Elder announced a need to trim 5% of its staff in the coming school year in response to an enrollment-driven deficit estimated at $17 million. The media dutifully reported that the district faces a “budget deficit,” but that is not […]
Regulators blame the utility, and the utility blames the supply chain. Is anyone blaming the legislation?
Earlier this week, more than ten school districts around New Mexico, including Santa Fe Public Schools, have returned to remote learning. These closures follow trends in blue-state urban centers like Chicago where the Chicago Teachers Union announced a remote work action following winter break. While the union’s actions amounted to a legally questionable strike, 63% […]
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 […]