Discussion Topic: Tax & Budget

Virus and oil price cash shift budget reality

Virus and oil price cash shift budget reality

The following article appeared in the Current Argus on March 13, 2020 With Coronavirus grinding travel and much of society to a halt and oil prices having crashed, there is little chance the budget passed during the 2020 Legislature will survive the year without some...

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New Mexico’s legislative defenders of Freedom

New Mexico’s legislative defenders of Freedom

Who in the Legislature voted in favor of freedom and personal responsibility in 2020? We tracked it all on our Freedom Index and you can find out for yourself by clicking the link and plugging in your address (if you don't already know who your legislators are). While...

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Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Further Divide New Mexicans

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Further Divide New Mexicans

When Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the formation of two tax advisory committees in the fall, she said they would “study the state’s tax system and recommend changes to ensure fairness, efficiency and equity.” Legislation to create an electric vehicle (EV)...

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Spaceport Claims Don’t Add Up

Spaceport Claims Don’t Add Up

The following appeared in the Las Cruces Sun-News on February 12, 2020. A study released recently by the consulting firm Moss Adams made headlines with the rather implausible claim that Spaceport America began producing net economic and fiscal benefits for New Mexico...

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Stars have aligned for needed pension reform

Stars have aligned for needed pension reform

The following appeared in the Santa Fe New Mexican on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Over the last few weeks leading up to the 2020 legislative session, an all too rare alignment has occurred in New Mexico—the Governor, legislators from both parties, labor and taxpayer...

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