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School Choice and Education Freedom: A Case for Change

Senator William Soules tables Senator Craig Brandt’s Education Freedom Act, a bill aimed at giving parents the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children.

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What About the ‘Megadrought’?

On the Arizona-California border, the Colorado River below the Palo Verde Dam is running at 110 percent of its median flow. Utah is “having an astounding winter,” and “in certain watersheds, it’s breaking records.” In New Mexico, the Pecos River near Lake Arthur is flowing at 108 percent of its median. Flagstaff’s “received 84.5 inches […]

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New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue Fabricates Documents

“How many other fake records are they creating?”

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It’s Time to Ditch the Double Tax

Taxing corporate income is counterproductive — more states should learn from Texas and Nevada

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A Tale of Two Policy Models

Job-creation in the region is surging again — excluding California and New Mexico, of course.

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Let the Sessions (and the Spending) Begin!

All eight states of the American Southwest are, or will soon be, in session. Will legislators return budget surpluses to inflation-battered taxpayers, or launch spend-a-thons?

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Announces Official School Choice Week Declaration

New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham officially declared January 22-28, 2023 as School Choice Week!

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Senator Craig Brandt Introduced a Bill to Fund Students Not Systems

Senator Craig Brandt recently introduced a bill to fund students in New Mexico, which would create comprehensive school choice reform.

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Recording: The Future of Education in New Mexico

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The Unintentional Consequences of Banning Specialized Emergency Loans

Specialized emergency lenders play a crucial role in providing access to credit for individuals who may not qualify for traditional loans from banks or credit unions, and can be a lifeline for those facing unexpected expenses or a temporary financial setback.