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Can We Tackle Crime Now?

The recent shooting on the University of New Mexico campus should encourage crackdowns on criminals.

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SPPI Job Index: Dark Clouds Are Gathering

Today’s fresh employment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics are concerning.

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Fighting Fire Without Water: Solving New Mexico’s Water Crisis

State officials and New Mexico’s congressional delegation can do more to prevent future wildfires.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Quietly Rescinds Some Emergency Orders

While the emergency was originally instituted with much fanfare, the executive orders are being quietly rescinded.

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A Letter to Secretary of Labor Martin Walsh Regarding Shared Savings Fees

We urge the Department of Labor (DOL) to require transparency and disclosure to employers with respect to so-called “shared savings fees” under employer-sponsored health plans to better ascertain their propriety and impact upon millions of Americans.

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New Mexico Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect July 1

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. […]