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Survey: Evaluating Parental Insights on Controversial Curriculum

The survey highlighted significant parental skepticism towards the inclusion of transgender topics in New Mexico’s public school curriculum.

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SPPI Announces Support for Nonpartisan Impeachment Efforts

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has announced its support for the impeachment efforts against Governor Lujan Grisham led by Representative Stefani Lord. This nonpartisan movement of Republicans, Democrats, and New Mexicans across the state is seeking to protect the Constitutional rights of all New Mexicans. This emergency order has received stark criticism from across […]

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Shocking Decline in Academic Scores Revealed: Are Our Schools Failing?

Recent data from the National Assessment of Academic Progress (NAEP), also known as the “Nation’s Report Card,” reveals a significant decline in reading and math scores for 13-year-olds. The results highlight the academic failures caused by COVID lockdowns and school closures. The average scores in reading have dropped to levels last observed in the 1970s, […]

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Embracing the Spirit of Independence

On this day of remembrance, let us honor those who have served and continue to serve our country, protecting the freedom and rights we hold dear.

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Arizona Daily Star: It’s wrong to force Arizonans to pay for government lobbying

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 […]

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Report: No Loan for You, Too!

The unintended consequences of price controls on consumer access to credit.

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Bakersfield Californian: It’s wrong to force Californians to fund government lobbying

Intergovernmental advocacy in California is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.

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Austin American-Statesman: It’s wrong to force Texans to pay for local-government lobbying

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.

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Embracing Universal School Choice: A Win-Win Solution for Arizona Education

Embracing universal school choice can provide more funding for students at a lower cost to taxpayers, offering diverse educational opportunities and debunking misconceptions about its impact on public schools.

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Pagosa Daily Post: Your Taxes, Funding Lobbyists in Denver

Intergovernmental advocacy is compelled speech, and as such, a violation of the First Amendment.