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Albuquerque Journal: New Mexico Parents Want Gender Ideology Out of School Curriculum

Co-authored by Judy Pino and Patrick M. Brenner. Originally published at abqjournal.com on February 18, 2024. Radical gender ideology is running rampant through New Mexico’s public schools. State-funded after-school clubs that encourage children to explore LGBTQ+ identities without their parents’ knowledge are appearing in school districts more frequently. Children are being harmed by the dogged pursuit […]

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Breitbart Covers SPPI and IWF Survey Project

In an exciting development for advocates of parental rights and educational transparency, the Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) and the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) have made national headlines with our recent survey project. Breitbart News, a leading source for conservative news and opinion, has featured our groundbreaking survey, spotlighting the concerns of New Mexico parents […]

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Survey: Evaluating Parental Insights on Controversial Curriculum

The survey highlighted significant parental skepticism towards the inclusion of transgender topics in New Mexico’s public school curriculum.

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The Wells Fargo Flex Loan is Anything But Flexible

Wells Fargo’s Flex Loan program is a labyrinth of unclear eligibility requirements and a baffling case of vanishing funds.

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SPPI Files Lawsuit Against the Albuquerque Automated Speed Enforcement Citation Program

Albuquerque, NM – The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI), a non-profit organization dedicated to transparency and integrity in public policy, announced today that it has initiated a lawsuit against the City of Albuquerque and Ethan Watson, in his official capacity as the City Clerk, alleging violations of the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act […]

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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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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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Report: They Lobby — You Pay

Why and How to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Advocacy

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SPPI Files Lawsuit to Compel Mesa Public Schools to Provide Public Records

The Southwest Public Policy Institute has filed a lawsuit against Mesa Public Schools in Arizona to compel the release of public records in compliance with Arizona Public Records Law.

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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.