Increasing domestic manufacturing capabilities through licensing freedom and red tape reduction can be an investment in future economic security.
Lawmakers have access to $2.5 billion in “new” money: will they choose education freedom or tax reduction?
New Mexicans are left holding the $275 million bag as Richard Branson moves Virgin Galactic’s manufacturing to Arizona.
American rail carriers are the latest to fall into the crosshairs of the White House.
On June 3, 2022, Bruce Krasnow with the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced the award of over one million dollars in job training funds. New Mexico’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) was originally launched in 1972 as the Industrial Development Training Program and has evolved over its lifespan. JTIP claims to have supported the […]
Originally published at Santa Fe New Mexican on June 11, 2022. Earlier this year, as New Mexico debated legislation limiting to 36 percent the annual percentage rate for consumer loans in the state, the primary witness testified in support of the bill before the Consumer and Public Affairs Committee. Claims were made that do not hold […]
New Mexico suffered from some of the most draconian pandemic-related school closures in the country: how did this impact educational outcomes? On Tuesday, Esteban Candelaria, a staff writer with the Albuquerque Journal, reported on delays in academic assessment reporting from the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). While data from SAT testing will be made […]
Even employers with a single employee are obligated to implement a sick leave policy under the new law. Next month, on July 1, 2022, the New Mexico Paid Sick Leave Law will take effect. The Healthy Workplaces Act of 2021 requires all private employers, no matter the size, to pay sick leave to all employees. […]
New Mexico Foundation for Open Government Continuing Legal Education Seminar: “Transparency in Practice” to be held June 8 in Albuquerque. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) will host “Transparency in Practice,” a continuing legal education training seminar on Wednesday, June 8 at the Albuquerque Journal auditorium. The FOG continuing legal education course has […]
The Energy Transition Act is shaping up to create the worst energy crisis the southwest has ever seen. On May 17, the Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) released data on a comprehensive energy survey. With over 3,000 respondents, New Mexicans clearly prioritized affordable and reliable energy with 7 out of 10 preferring either affordability or […]