Early voting has begun!

Election Day is November 8 but you don't have to wait! Early and absentee voting has begun. Find out where and when you can vote in your community from the New Mexico Secretary of State's website. Learn more about the candidates and the ballot questions from the New Mexico Voter Guide 2016 courtesy of the League of Women Voters.

A Blueprint for a State in the Red

After years of enacting ineffective tax breaks for profitable corporations and other special interests, New Mexico's tax system is broken and now fails to bring in the revenue needed to make the investments that create strong communities and a robust economy. This policy brief goes over the many ways lawmakers could bring in the money needed for our critical public investments. Read more
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New Mexico Public School Funding through the Great Recession and Beyond

A lawsuit currently working its way thought the New Mexico court system asserts that the state has failed to provide school funding sufficient for the education of all school-age children in the state, as required by the New Mexico constitution. This report supports those arguments. (A Fiscal Policy Project report; Aug. 2016) Read more
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September 7, 2016
State government has a very important job to do. It ensures that all children receive an education that will prepare them to be productive adults. It works to keep our streets safe and our infrastructure in good repair. It must respond to public health threats and keep an eye to future needs. When state government does its job well, it enables and strengthens the state’s economic growth and helps its people thrive.
August 30, 2016
It seems that every week there is a new story in the newspaper showing the consequences of choosing tax cuts for the powerful over public investment. One of the most egregious, which has a huge impact on public safety, is the backlog of thousands of rape kits with DNA evidence that have not been processed.
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