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Fox Business Highlights the Launch of SPPI’s Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) is honored to announce that its recent launch of the Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (BPFCCFPB) has been covered by nationally acclaimed Fox Business. This pivotal coverage by Fox Business underscores the urgent need for initiatives like the BPFCCFPB, which aim to champion […]

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SPPI Launches Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers

Rio Rancho, NM — The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has launched its own Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (BPFCCFPB). The BPFCCFPB seeks to provide financial consumers with an avenue to report malfeasance from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), such as their recent data breach which exposed users to malicious […]

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SPPI Announces Support for Nonpartisan Impeachment Efforts

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has announced its support for the impeachment efforts against Governor Lujan Grisham led by Representative Stefani Lord. This nonpartisan movement of Republicans, Democrats, and New Mexicans across the state is seeking to protect the Constitutional rights of all New Mexicans. This emergency order has received stark criticism from across […]

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Albuquerque Journal: Santa Fe elites forcing California clean car rules on NM

In 1986, Ronald Reagan quipped that the “nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” Well, New Mexico’s government is “helping” again. In July, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced regulations for “Advanced Clean Cars and Advanced Clean Trucks.” The dictates — crafted by New Mexico […]

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What’s Up in Colorado?

Employment growth slows to nearly nothing in the Centennial State.

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‘Wonderment and Bemusement’

SPPI’s vice president of research talks about the policy and culture of the Silver State.

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Albuquerque Journal: The myth of big-bank small-dollar loans

In response to Fred Nathan’s (July 30) op-ed praising New Mexico’s efforts to end predatory lending, I must assert that the celebratory tone is premature and misguided. Two significant studies conducted by the Southwest Public Policy Institute — “No Loan For You!” published in March 2023 and “No Loan For You, Too!” published in June […]

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No Fertilizer, No Farms

Eco-alarmists stage another assault on the American Southwest’s mineral bonanza.

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Newsmax: A Highwater Mark for Crypto Regulatory Clarity

Originally published at newsmax.com on August 1, 2023. The recent legal victory of Ripple Labs Inc. in the case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the sale of its XRP token marks a significant milestone for the cryptocurrency industry. This landmark ruling not only vindicates Ripple but also paves the way for much-needed […]

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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 […]