Lights, Camera…Tax Breaks? Why Film Subsidies and Other Corporate Welfare Boondoggles Are a Bad Idea for New Mexican Taxpayers

Lights, Camera…Tax Breaks? Why Film Subsidies and Other Corporate Welfare Boondoggles Are a Bad Idea for New Mexican Taxpayers

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the filming of movies and television shows has ground to a halt in New Mexico and around the country. While aspects of the pandemic are devastating to our economy, the shutdown of film is not one of them. That’s because of the outrageous...
Understanding the Rio Grande Foundation

Understanding the Rio Grande Foundation

The Rio Grande Foundation often comes under criticism from the left. But sometimes we come under fire from the right as well. For starters we are designated as 501c3 “education and research” think tank. We don’t make endorsements and we don’t “carry water” for any...
Rio Grande Foundation provides counterpoint on NBC/Universal subsidy deals counterpoint on NBC/Universal subsidy deal

Rio Grande Foundation provides counterpoint on NBC/Universal subsidy deals counterpoint on NBC/Universal subsidy deal

The Rio Grande Foundation had an opportunity to explain (again) why New Mexico’s film subsidy program is not the economic winner it is so often touted as in a number of media outlets. Click on the 1st story below for the KOAT story: Also talked to KOB Channel 4:...