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EXCLUSIVE: New Tesla Facility to Open on Santa Ana Pueblo

The largest all-electric vehicle manufacturer is prohibited from selling their vehicles in New Mexico. So Santa Ana Pueblo gets to capitalize on this.

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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While the emergency was originally instituted with much fanfare, the executive orders are being quietly rescinded.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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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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Poll: 3 of 4 Parents Want to Enroll Their Children in a Charter School

Parents of Albuquerque Public Schools are unsatisfied with the public school system and want an exit.

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SPPI Files Lawsuit Against New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue

A failure to acknowledge a request to inspect records by a government body is equivalent to an improper denial.

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Joshua Young Joins Southwest Public Policy Institute Board Of Directors With Texas Expansion

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce today that Joshua Young has joined the organization’s board of directors.

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The Southwest Public Policy Institute Calls Out Better Business Bureau On Small-Dollar Lending Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rio Rancho, NM – Patrick Brenner, founder and president of the Southwest Public Policy Institute, called out the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) misleading attack on small-dollar lending in a new report. “While the report includes dozens of false assertions about the industry – from using the meaningless metric of APR, to making […]

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A Letter To The Better Business Bureau Regarding Specialized Emergency Lending

Kip MorseChief Executive OfficerBetter Business Bureau3033 Wilson Blvd, Suite 600Arlington, Virginia 22201 Dear Mr. Morse, We are seeking clarifications regarding a new report published by your organization on small-dollar lending on September 1, 2022. https://www.bbb.org/all/scamstudies/payday_loan_scams_study.html While the report includes dozens of false assertions about the industry – from using the meaningless metric of APR, to […]

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LIVE: School Choice Conversations

From our friends at the American Federation for Children: “2021 and 2022 brought unprecedented victories for school choice. Many parents – and voters – are laser-focused on expanding or creating these programs in their states. What will be the impact of these new and expanded programs? Does school choice save taxpayer money? What does the […]