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 […]
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 […]
In 1986, Ronald Reagan quipped that the “nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” Well, New Mexico’s government is “helping” again. In July, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced regulations for “Advanced Clean Cars and Advanced Clean Trucks.” The dictates — crafted by New Mexico […]
If you’re a homeschooling parent, an exciting development in Utah offers your family an impressive benefit. Earlier this year, lawmakers in Salt Lake City created the Utah Fits All Scholarship, putting the Beehive State in the forefront of the Education Saving Account movement. What does that mean? Starting in the 2024-25 school year, all K-12 […]
Employment growth slows to nearly nothing in the Centennial State.
SPPI’s vice president of research talks about the policy and culture of the Silver State.
Albuquerque, NM — The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) today expressed its disappointment with the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office over the unexpected delay in finalizing a previously announced settlement agreement. Despite receiving verbal confirmation of a settlement, and a statement from Linda Bachman, Director of Legislative and Executive Affairs for the Secretary of State’s office, […]
The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has initiated legal action against the City of Albuquerque due to concerns regarding the transparency of records from its automated speed enforcement program. SPPI asserts that the records in question are public and there should be no hurdles in accessing them. The Institute believes there could be potential biases […]
Washington, DC – Today the Competitiveness Coalition announced the addition of Southwest Public Policy Institute as its newest member, bringing the total of organizations and individuals to 23. The addition arrives amid the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) continued losing streak, a litany of congressional probes and lawmakers’ return to Washington. The growing ranks of the […]
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.