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Joshua Young Joins Southwest Public Policy Institute Board Of Directors With Texas Expansion

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce today that Joshua Young has joined the organization’s board of directors.

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The Southwest Public Policy Institute Calls Out Better Business Bureau On Small-Dollar Lending Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rio Rancho, NM – Patrick Brenner, founder and president of the Southwest Public Policy Institute, called out the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) misleading attack on small-dollar lending in a new report. “While the report includes dozens of false assertions about the industry – from using the meaningless metric of APR, to making […]

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A Letter To The Better Business Bureau Regarding Specialized Emergency Lending

Kip MorseChief Executive OfficerBetter Business Bureau3033 Wilson Blvd, Suite 600Arlington, Virginia 22201 Dear Mr. Morse, We are seeking clarifications regarding a new report published by your organization on small-dollar lending on September 1, 2022. https://www.bbb.org/all/scamstudies/payday_loan_scams_study.html While the report includes dozens of false assertions about the industry – from using the meaningless metric of APR, to […]

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LIVE: School Choice Conversations

From our friends at the American Federation for Children: “2021 and 2022 brought unprecedented victories for school choice. Many parents – and voters – are laser-focused on expanding or creating these programs in their states. What will be the impact of these new and expanded programs? Does school choice save taxpayer money? What does the […]

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The State Of Education In New Mexico: NOT On A Good Path

Contrary to New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, education is not in “a good place”.

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The Southwest Public Policy Institute Announces Strategic Partnership With Amazon

The Southwest Public Policy Institute, a nonprofit nonpartisan think tank focusing on the real issues impacting families and businesses in the American Southwest, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Amazon.

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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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The Federalist: New Mexico’s Spaceport Subsidies Are A Cautionary Tale About Corporate Welfare Being A Black Hole

New Mexicans are left holding the $275 million bag as Richard Branson moves Virgin Galactic’s manufacturing to Arizona.

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What Do Parents Think Of Albuquerque Public Schools?

Students were locked out of classrooms for over a year. Are parents happy with the consequences?