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SPPI Joins Coalition Opposing the RECOUP Act

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI), a leading advocate for policy solutions that enhance freedom and prosperity in the Southwest, today announced its support for the Competitive Enterprise Institute-led coalition opposing the RECOUP Act (S. 2190). By signing the coalition letter, SPPI aligns itself with other prominent policy groups and experts in urging Congress to […]

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Report: 58 is the New 62

Rethinking American Retirement and Social Security

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The Wells Fargo Flex Loan is Anything But Flexible

Wells Fargo’s Flex Loan program is a labyrinth of unclear eligibility requirements and a baffling case of vanishing funds.

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National Review: Colorado’s Intrastate Minimum-Wage Compacts Will Hurt the State

Experience shows that businesses pass on increased costs to consumers, hurting the very people wage hikes are supposed to help.

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SPPI Condemns CFPB for Alleged Discrimination Against Black and Hispanic Employees

Rio Rancho, NM – The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) strongly condemns the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for alleged racial discrimination against at least 85 Black and Hispanic employees. This follows news that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has approved a $6 million settlement of class claims of alleged discrimination […]

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Fox News: Who’s protecting consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

If CFPB found a financial institution had suffered a data breach of a similar magnitude, the fines and fees would be astronomical.

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Albuquerque Journal: A public bank could crowd out community-based financial institutions

The 2022 passage of House Bill 132, which set a stringent cap of 36% on interest rates for consumer loans, is having its intended and significant repercussions on New Mexico’s financial landscape. This was no accident: by restricting the interest rates that small-dollar lenders can charge, the rate cap effectively marginalized an entire segment of […]

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Deseret News: Excessive regulation is fueling a health care crisis in Utah

Recent research has shown that health care consolidations not only lower costs for health care consumers but also improve multiple indicators of quality patient care.

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Washington Times: The high cost of prescription drug price controls

Components of the Inflation Reduction Act have the very real potential of inflating drug prices with arbitrary price controls. Consumers will pay the price.

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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 […]