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Newsmax: Does America’s Freight Industry Face an Impending Train Wreck?

The Department of Justice has expressed concerns to the Surface Transportation Board about the proposed merger between Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern railways.

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The Center Square: Proposed Rail Acquisition Undermines American Competition and Economic Growth

At this time of uncertainty in the global marketplace, it is imperative to promote competitive and efficient supply chain solutions for the good of American economic security and competitive markets.

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It’s Time to Redistribute New Mexico’s Government-Accumulated Wealth

As the oil and gas industry in New Mexico booms, the state’s projected revenue for the 2024 fiscal year is close to $12 billion. We believe it’s time for the state to consider redistributing some of this newfound wealth to its citizens.

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SPPI Job Index: Dark Clouds Are Gathering

Today‚Äôs fresh employment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics are concerning.

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COVID Recovery: How is the American Southwest Doing?

States throughout the region boast a wide disparity of economic recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic.

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PNM Closed San Juan Generating Station and Suffered Power Outages Within a Week

The energy crisis is here and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s hyper-political Energy Transition Act is entirely to blame.

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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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New Mexico’s Budget Surplus Should Fund School Choice Or Tax Cuts

Lawmakers have access to $2.5 billion in “new” money: will they choose education freedom or tax reduction?

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New Mexico: Boeing Awarded Thousands In Corporate Welfare

On June 3, 2022, Bruce Krasnow with the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced the award of over one million dollars in job training funds. New Mexico’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) was originally launched in 1972 as the Industrial Development Training Program and has evolved over its lifespan. JTIP claims to have supported the […]

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With Biden Absent, Some Southwest States Combat Inflation

Erin Norman, senior messaging strategist at State Policy Network, recently published critical commentary of President Joe Biden’s inflation-fighting plan. Introduced last week, Biden highlights his plan in the Wall Street Journal. Composed of over 1,100 words, he spent one third of the article telling Americans how good things are right now. But the public begs […]