PNM Proposes Another $1 B Bailout–Buying 10% of Palo Verde Nuclear & Selling it to You Plus–AOC Video on the Green New Deal

Today’s post will be brief, a few comments on an interesting Legislative Panel last night, a guest post from New Energy Economy about the latest PNM offense, and a really uplifting and inspiring animated video produced by Naomi Klein and written by AOC and Avi Lewis (husband of Naomi Klein and activist in his own…

A Heartfelt Thank You, Plus a Reprise of a Week of Political Maneuvering, Exposés, and Action Alerts

Today we thank the many scores of you who were part of the Roundhouse Advocacy effort.  The relationships formed in this work is what will help us continue our efforts to achieve justice in NM. As usual, on Mondays we include a reprise of the week’s posts exposing shocking backdoor Roundhouse deals & serious threats…

A Week in Review: Conclusion of Legislative Session, Actions to Ask for Vetoes, and the PRC Sues PNM

The Roundhouse continues to dominate the news with the PRC lawsuit shedding light on what SB 489 was really about, calls to action to protect seed sovereignty and our waters from “produced” toxic fracking water, plus another call to action in support of local activist Ken Mayer. All actions are still in play, links provided…

Public Regulation Commission Files Suit Against PNM Offering Clues as to the Real Problem with SB 489

Throughout the Roundhouse session, Retake called for amendments to SB 489 to prevent the artful evisceration of PRC authority to regulate energy generation in NM and to ensure PRC authority over the selection of replacement power when San Juan closes. The PRC’s suit filed last week makes clear that we were right in our concerns…

Wonder Why Many of Our Bills Aren’t Getting Through? Research Shows the Views of the Majority Don’t Matter

We include news on a nationwide student strike for climate change on Friday, including here in Santa Fe with Santa Fe strikers speaking at Collected Works at 11am today. Critical election reform bills being heard today in Senate Rules and a NY Times Op-Ed and two very compelling video depicting why we don’t get what…

No Word from Sponsors On SB 489 Amendments; Call Senate Conservation Members Tomorrow

Senate Conservation hearing on SB 489 is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. Despite receiving recommendations on Tuesday that they sought last Friday, bill sponsors and bill supporters who were at the Friday meeting have been silent. Despite an Open Letter to the Governor calling for such a meeting, no meeting has been called. Instead,…