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Albuquerque Journal: A public bank could crowd out community-based financial institutions

The 2022 passage of House Bill 132, which set a stringent cap of 36% on interest rates for consumer loans, is having its intended and significant repercussions on New Mexico’s financial landscape. This was no accident: by restricting the interest rates that small-dollar lenders can charge, the rate cap effectively marginalized an entire segment of […]

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SPPI Announces Support for Nonpartisan Impeachment Efforts

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has announced its support for the impeachment efforts against Governor Lujan Grisham led by Representative Stefani Lord. This nonpartisan movement of Republicans, Democrats, and New Mexicans across the state is seeking to protect the Constitutional rights of all New Mexicans. This emergency order has received stark criticism from across […]

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New Mexico Extends Medicaid Contracts Amidst Procurement Controversy

The $41,200 Centene Corporation investment in Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s reelection campaign has paid off.

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Tesla Facility Opens on Santa Ana Pueblo with Spectacular Ribbon-Cutting Event

The largest all-electric vehicle manufacturer is prohibited from selling their vehicles in New Mexico. Santa Ana Pueblo capitalized on it.

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Poll: Las Cruces Parents Dissatisfied With Public Education

Parents of Las Cruces Public Schools students are generally dissatisfied with the public school system. What’s the solution?

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New Mexico Supreme Court Upholds Due Process in PNM-Avangrid Merger

New Mexico’s Supreme Court denies a request to remand the PNM-Avangrid merger case back to the Public Regulation Commission, prolonging the legal battle and raising concerns about the state’s energy crisis.

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SPPI Claims New Mexico Department of Health Failed to Respond to Lawsuit

An improper response to the public records request was followed by an improper response to the lawsuit.

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SPPI Files Lawsuit Against Department of Health

The Southwest Public Policy Institute sues New Mexico Department of Health for violating the Inspection of Public Records Act in connection with the Vax 2 the Max Sweepstakes.

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Lujan Grisham Allegedly Meddles in Medicaid Procurement

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to redo New Mexico’s Medicaid contracts has sparked criticism and raised concerns about potential campaign finance influences from Centene Corporation and Western Sky Community Care.

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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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