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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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D. Dowd Muska Joins Southwest Public Policy Institute as Senior Fellow

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce today that Dowd Muska has joined as a senior fellow.

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The State Of Education In New Mexico: NOT On A Good Path

Contrary to New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, education is not in “a good place”.

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Supply Chain Disruptions Continue To Interrupt Business Operations

Increasing domestic manufacturing capabilities through licensing freedom and red tape reduction can be an investment in future economic security.

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The Southwest Public Policy Institute Announces New Democrat Board Member & Arizona Expansion

The Southwest Public Policy Institute, a nonprofit nonpartisan think tank focusing on the real issues impacting families and businesses in the American Southwest, is pleased to announce that James Hallinan of Phoenix, Arizona has joined the organization’s board of directors.

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The Federalist: New Mexico’s Spaceport Subsidies Are A Cautionary Tale About Corporate Welfare Being A Black Hole

New Mexicans are left holding the $275 million bag as Richard Branson moves Virgin Galactic’s manufacturing to Arizona.

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Real Clear Policy: White House Rail Comments Ignore Threat Posed By Merger

American rail carriers are the latest to fall into the crosshairs of the White House.

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Conservatives, Stop Abandoning The Institutions

Why are extremists from the left taking over schools? Because the right lets them.

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The Impact Of NYSRPA v Bruen In Southwestern States

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas simply, yet eloquently, laid out his case for why the majority ruled for the plaintiff in NYSRPA v. Bruen. “The exercise of other constitutional rights does not require individuals to demonstrate to government officers some special need. The Second Amendment right to carry arms in public for self-defense is no […]

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Now Is The Time For Universal School Choice

In March 2020, schools nationwide started closing their doors. Government bureaucrats fought to keep schools closed for over a year while parents struggled desperately to cope with mandatory remote learning. Reading and math proficiency scores declined in school districts across the country, creating the greatest educational inequity in our lifetimes. But there’s a silver lining… […]