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Senator Craig Brandt Introduced a Bill to Fund Students Not Systems

Senator Craig Brandt recently introduced a bill to fund students in New Mexico, which would create comprehensive school choice reform.

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The Unintentional Consequences of Banning Specialized Emergency Loans

Specialized emergency lenders play a crucial role in providing access to credit for individuals who may not qualify for traditional loans from banks or credit unions, and can be a lifeline for those facing unexpected expenses or a temporary financial setback.

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The Center Square: Proposed Rail Acquisition Undermines American Competition and Economic Growth

At this time of uncertainty in the global marketplace, it is imperative to promote competitive and efficient supply chain solutions for the good of American economic security and competitive markets.

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Event: The Future of Education in New Mexico

Senator Craig Brandt and Corey DeAngelis, PhD join the Southwest Public Policy Institute to discuss the future of education in New Mexico.

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It’s Time to Redistribute New Mexico’s Government-Accumulated Wealth

As the oil and gas industry in New Mexico booms, the state’s projected revenue for the 2024 fiscal year is close to $12 billion. We believe it’s time for the state to consider redistributing some of this newfound wealth to its citizens.

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Solar in the Southwest: A Bright Shining Disappointment

Solar is a bust, even in the sun-drenched Southwest. If it can’t make it here, it can’t make it anywhere.

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The Future of School Choice in New Mexico

School Choice will remain an important focus in 2023. Informing parents about the concept is a critical first step.

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Report: A Bright, Shining Disappointment

Solar Photovoltaic’s Failure in the Southwest.

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Can We Tackle Crime Now?

The recent shooting on the University of New Mexico campus should encourage crackdowns on criminals.

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Direct Democracy: Two Wins, Four Losses

The red wave turned out to be more of a red trickle.