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Paul Gessing with the Rio Grande Foundation challenges us to carefully consider the candidates,  bond issues, and democracy dollars currently on the ballot before voters in the local election ending November 5th.

Data discussed in this interview is based on the January 14, 2019 published report from the NM Legislative Finance committee titled, “Cost Effectiveness and Operations of the New Mexico Railrunner Express. https://nmlegis.gov/Entity/LFC/Documents/Program_Evaluation_Reports/Cost,%20Effectiveness%20and%20Operations%20of%20the%20New%20Mexico%20Railrunner.pdf

Marla Hill, Holden Hill, and Brianna Hill have traveled from Edmond, OK to join Brian Alarid, President of America prays to be part of the Convoy of Hope event this weekend at the Albuquerque Convention Center.  The Hill Family shares their vision for Edmond, Oklahoma, and how they hope to learn with New Mexico how we can strengthen our communities across America.


For more information about Convoy of Hope go to https://www.convoyofhope.org/outreach/albuquerque/.

The Hill Family can be reached through their business website at https://works24mediagroup.com/.

Brianna Hills ministry website is https://www.liveonpurpose.live/

Rabbi Berel Levertov and John Sandager join Jim in studio to talk about Holocaust survivor, Ms. Eva Schloss coming to New Mexico. Eva Schloss is scheduled to speak at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, NM  on November 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm.  Order tickets online at www.lensic.org. Rabbi Levertov is the Spiritual Leader of the Santa Fe Jewish Center Chabad. For more information please go to https://www.santafejcc.com/.

Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation gives us an overview of the 2019 City of Albuquerque Election Ballot.  He encourages us to take advantage of early voting through Saturday November 2, 2019.  The Official date of the election is November 5, 2019.  For more information go to https://www.riograndefoundation.org.


During the conversation Jim raises serious questions about “Proposition 1 and 2 on the Ballot” regarding raising money for officials to fund their political campaigns.  Watch out for what the ballot calls “Democracy Dollars!”