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Save the Date!

We're partnering with Ngage New Mexico to present the inaugural Southern New Mexico KIDS COUNT Conference on Thursday, November 9, 2017, 8am-2pm, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., Las Cruces. Among the speakers will be Nick Johnson, Senior Vice President, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, who will speak about how the national landscape may impact New Mexico. We'll be posting more details soon. Register here.

Without sick leave, public’s health at risk

The Healthy Workforce Ordinance that Albuquerque voters will soon decide will give our businesses an edge in attracting the best workers from cities and states that do not have similar provisions to help their workforce – and their communities – stay healthy. Albuquerque voters should pass it. Read more

Citizen’s Guide to New Mexico’s Tax System

Updated! Learn the basics of New Mexico’s tax system—where the state gets its tax revenue to pay for public programs—in this simplified guide. (A Fiscal Policy Project publication; updated Sept. 2017) Read more
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