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National Review: Colorado’s Intrastate Minimum-Wage Compacts Will Hurt the State

Experience shows that businesses pass on increased costs to consumers, hurting the very people wage hikes are supposed to help.

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Las Cruces Sun News: A case for a permanent fund dividend

New Mexico stands on the cusp of a golden era, with its oil and gas boom enriching the state’s coffers to unprecedented levels. Now is the time to ensure that this wealth directly benefits the very people who make New Mexico vibrant and unique: its residents. Drawing inspiration from Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), it’s […]

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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’s 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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