Bloated state and local government is a real problem in New Mexico. In fact, taxpayers spent $2.9 billion in 2007 to pay excess or excessively paid government workers. Moody and Warcholik pointed this out in their previous study, “The Government Gravy Train,” but in their new study, “New Mexico’s State and Local Workforce is Too Big and Overpaid . . . But Where?,” the authors point out exactly where policymakers can find the greatest savings opportunities. The study is available here.
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