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Riding the Rails to Financial Disaster!
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Albuquerque Needs a New Bus Stop (Strategy)!
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Self-Sustaining When? Heaven Only Knows!
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Why is Hollywood Panhandling in New Mexico?
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Higher Taxes … the Last Thing New Mexico Needs!
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New Mexico’s Extraction Industries … What Next?

New Mexico’s Top Issues

KrisAnne Hall: Attorney, former prosecutor, and Constitutional Scholar to highlight “Forgotten Patriots” at Rio Grande Foundation Luncheon

Click here for registration form. KrisAnne Hall is an attorney and former prosecutor who travels the country teaching the Constitution and the history that gave us our founding documents. KrisAnne will connect the dots for you like no one else can!…

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Sick leave not the (main) point of ballot measure

In October, a “sick leave” measure will appear on voters’ ballots. While touted as nothing more than an effort to require businesses to offer their employees paid sick leave, the reality is that sick leave is only one of many issues addressed in…

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No need for City of Albuquerque Gas Tax

Albuquerque City Councilor Isaac Benton’s proposal to create a 2 cents-per-gallon gas tax will be voted on by the full council on June 5. If enacted, the tax would be a net negative for the city of Albuquerque. Aside from adding to an already-high…

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The Rio Grande Foundation is a research institute dedicated to increasing liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico’s citizens. We do this by informing New Mexicans of the importance of individual freedom, limited government and economic opportunity.


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Rio Grande Foundation Videos

RGF weighs in on reimposing grocery tax as part of tax reform on KOAT TV

Tax reform will be on the agenda for the special legislative session set to begin on May 24. The Rio Grande Foundation supports policies that will result in lower tax rates and fewer loopholes. To be clear, we don’t support ANY further...
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Is Albuquerque Public Schools Really Cut to the Bone?

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New “No Way” video outlines issues with Santa Fe soda tax

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