Proposals That Could Have Softened the Blow for the Most Vulnerable New Mexicans Were Never Heard

2024-03-14T15:18:08-06:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Tax and Budget Blog|

The most notable thing about the recently finished 60-day legislative session is not what was signed or not signed by the Governor. It was also not what passed and didn’t pass. Much more interesting are the bills that were never even given a fair hearing. Most – if not all – of the bills that would have raised revenues to share the pain of the current fiscal crisis were never allowed to come to a full vote in either chamber.