New Mexico stands on the cusp of a golden era, with its oil and gas boom enriching the state’s coffers to unprecedented levels. Now is the time to ensure that this wealth directly benefits the very people who make New Mexico vibrant and unique: its residents. Drawing inspiration from Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), it’s […]
Employment growth slows to nearly nothing in the Centennial State.
SPPI’s vice president of research talks about the policy and culture of the Silver State.
Washington, DC – Today the Competitiveness Coalition announced the addition of Southwest Public Policy Institute as its newest member, bringing the total of organizations and individuals to 23. The addition arrives amid the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) continued losing streak, a litany of congressional probes and lawmakers’ return to Washington. The growing ranks of the […]
A gusher of opportunity in the Permian Basin, as Kern County faces a frightening future.
Eco-alarmists stage another assault on the American Southwest’s mineral bonanza.
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 […]
A new reactor serves ratepayers — but not here.
Sales-tax breaks are popular, but they’re lousy fiscal policy.
There’s just no stopping the American Southwest’s jobs machine.