Albuquerque, NM — The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) today expressed its disappointment with the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office over the unexpected delay in finalizing a previously announced settlement agreement. Despite receiving verbal confirmation of a settlement, and a statement from Linda Bachman, Director of Legislative and Executive Affairs for the Secretary of State’s office, […]
The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has initiated legal action against the City of Albuquerque due to concerns regarding the transparency of records from its automated speed enforcement program. SPPI asserts that the records in question are public and there should be no hurdles in accessing them. The Institute believes there could be potential biases […]
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Originally published at tucson.com on June 29, 2023. As the smackdown over school choice in Arizona intensifies, taxpayers in the Grand Canyon State should know that they’re paying for both attacks on and defenses of the Empowerment Scholarship Account Program. The Arizona School Boards Association charges that “vouchers” impose “unsustainable” costs and are “a massive blow to […]
Intergovernmental advocacy in California is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.
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.
Intergovernmental advocacy is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.
The Southwest Public Policy Institute has filed a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools in Arizona to compel the release of public records in compliance with Arizona Public Records Law.
New Mexico’s Supreme Court denies a request to remand the PNM-Avangrid merger case back to the Public Regulation Commission, prolonging the legal battle and raising concerns about the state’s energy crisis.
A coalition of organizations has urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to rethink its proposed nonbank disclosure rule.