088 Facebook and the PRC

On this week’s podcast, Paul and Wally discuss the PRC’s decision to charge Facebook nearly $40 million for infrastructure costs associated with electricity infrastructure for their data center in Valencia County. Is this another sign that New Mexico is anti-business? What is the PRC doing here? Should rate-payers be concerned?    Also, Paul offers an update on his bet with various environmental groups and Albuquerque City Councilor Pat Davis on the economic cost of “renewable energy.”    NM Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse-Oliver jumps into the open race for US Senate against Ben Ray Lujan. Will the Republicans have a top-tier candidate in the race?    United Van Lines mobility report for 2019 has some interesting findings regarding New Mexico and who is moving here. Paul and Wally discuss.