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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. Get the full agenda and register here.

Majority of Benefits of Trump Tax Plan Would Go to NM’s Highest-Income Earners

The just-released Trump tax plan would largely benefit those who earn the most money, with 72 percent of the tax cuts going to the top 20 percent of New Mexico’s taxpayers. In addition, the tax cuts would impact how much tax revenue New Mexico collects, further reducing the amount of money the state has to invest in education, health care, and public safety.

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
Recent Blog Posts
October 10, 2017
When it comes to the census, it pays to be counted. The next big census is less than three years away, and a lot is at stake for New Mexico. Besides being used to determine voting districts, data from the 2020 census will translate to almost $3,000 coming into the state per person, per year for the next decade.
September 20, 2017
New Mexico’s governor is responsible for expanding Medicaid here, and it’s had significant economic and health benefits for the state. So where is Governor Martinez on this issue? We don’t know because she hasn’t spoken up.
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