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SPPI Joins Coalition Opposing the RECOUP Act

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI), a leading advocate for policy solutions that enhance freedom and prosperity in the Southwest, today announced its support for the Competitive Enterprise Institute-led coalition opposing the RECOUP Act (S. 2190). By signing the coalition letter, SPPI aligns itself with other prominent policy groups and experts in urging Congress to […]

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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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Report: 58 is the New 62

Rethinking American Retirement and Social Security

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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 Welcomes Shawn Peterson to the Board and Elects Becky Ingoglia as New Chairwoman

Phoenix, AZ—The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI), a leading think tank dedicated to shaping policy and advancing public debate on key issues in the American Southwest, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn M. Peterson as a new member of its board of directors. In addition, at the first board meeting of 2024, the […]

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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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SPPI Condemns CFPB for Alleged Discrimination Against Black and Hispanic Employees

Rio Rancho, NM – The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) strongly condemns the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for alleged racial discrimination against at least 85 Black and Hispanic employees. This follows news that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has approved a $6 million settlement of class claims of alleged discrimination […]

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Fox News: Who’s protecting consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

If CFPB found a financial institution had suffered a data breach of a similar magnitude, the fines and fees would be astronomical.