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Survey Among Parents of Las Cruces Public School Students

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce the completion of a recent survey focusing on the appropriateness of book content in school libraries. This survey was conducted from November 14th to 16th and engaged parents of students attending Las Cruces Public Schools. A total of 55 parents participated in this important survey, offering […]

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The Center Square: Utah Creates an Ideal Homeschool Environment with Universal ESAs

If you’re a homeschooling parent, an exciting development in Utah offers your family an impressive benefit. Earlier this year, lawmakers in Salt Lake City created the Utah Fits All Scholarship, putting the Beehive State in the forefront of the Education Saving Account movement. What does that mean? Starting in the 2024-25 school year, all K-12 […]

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Daily Caller: Gavin Newsome Should Rebuild His State’s Power Grid Instead of Destroying Everyone Else’s

Originally published at dailycaller.com on July 25, 2023. California’s power grid has been experiencing instability due to its outrageous energy goals, lack of nuclear power in its target portfolio mix, and recent heat waves. Governor Gavin Newsom has touted the state’s efforts to bolster renewable energy, but the reality is far from achieving those goals. The intermittent nature of […]

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Embracing the Spirit of Independence

On this day of remembrance, let us honor those who have served and continue to serve our country, protecting the freedom and rights we hold dear.

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In which Southwest states do residents pay the most sales tax?

New Mexico and Nevada lead the region, while Oklahoma and Utah report the lowest sales tax burdens.

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Haaland v. Brackeen: Tribal Sovereignty Wins

The Supreme Court of the United States affirms a significant victory for tribal sovereignty, protecting the cultural identity of Native Americans.

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Report: No Loan for You, Too!

The unintended consequences of price controls on consumer access to credit.

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Bakersfield Californian: It’s wrong to force Californians to fund government lobbying

Intergovernmental advocacy in California is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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Austin American-Statesman: It’s wrong to force Texans to pay for local-government lobbying

Taxpayer-funded lobbying by organizations like the Texas Association of School Boards highlights the urgent need for a united effort to end all taxpayer-funded lobbying and protect free speech.

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Pagosa Daily Post: Your Taxes, Funding Lobbyists in Denver

Intergovernmental advocacy is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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