327 A Sad Week for New Mexico, Nation, Paid Legislators, United Stadium, and More

ABQ City Council votes to put a taxpayer financed United Soccer Stadium on Albuquerque ballots this fall.

It was a depressing week in Albuquerque a 13 year old child was shot and killed at Washington elementary school in what seems like an avoidable tragedy if the father’s numerous run-ins with the law had been addressed.

The US pullout from Afghanistan is in chaos where 20 years of involvement falls apart in a few weeks.

The COVID Delta variant continues to spread w/ Pfizer & Moderna vaccines showing only limited effectiveness.

Biden asks OPEC to increase oil production while he attacks US producers.

Despite a judge’s order, the Administration has NOT restarted issuing permits.

Richard Branson may have flown aboard, commercial spaceflights out of Spaceport America, but commercial flights from the facility won’t happen for another year.

Census data reflect population growth in conservative areas of Southeast New Mexico. 

The Albuquerque Journal acknowledges inflation is becoming a serious issue in several articles, but they don’t have much to say about government policy and how it is creating the problem.

Should the New Mexico Legislature be paid?