Co-authored by Judy Pino and Patrick M. Brenner. Originally published at abqjournal.com on February 18, 2024. Radical gender ideology is running rampant through New Mexico’s public schools. State-funded after-school clubs that encourage children to explore LGBTQ+ identities without their parents’ knowledge are appearing in school districts more frequently. Children are being harmed by the dogged pursuit […]
Rethinking American Retirement and Social Security
In an exciting development for advocates of parental rights and educational transparency, the Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) and the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) have made national headlines with our recent survey project. Breitbart News, a leading source for conservative news and opinion, has featured our groundbreaking survey, spotlighting the concerns of New Mexico parents […]
The survey highlighted significant parental skepticism towards the inclusion of transgender topics in New Mexico’s public school curriculum.
Wells Fargo’s Flex Loan program is a labyrinth of unclear eligibility requirements and a baffling case of vanishing funds.
Experience shows that businesses pass on increased costs to consumers, hurting the very people wage hikes are supposed to help.
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 […]
If CFPB found a financial institution had suffered a data breach of a similar magnitude, the fines and fees would be astronomical.
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 […]
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.