Oct 12 2023

Yes to funding sustainable, affordable housing

2023-10-12T12:55:30-06:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Economic Security News Coverage, News Coverage, Tax and Budget Blog, Tax and Budget News Coverage|

Santa Fe New Mexican--We support the proposed 3% tax because it’s a fair solution that asks those with plenty to help ensure all Santa Fe families and children have opportunities to thrive in the community they call home. The proposed 3% tax will generate an estimated $6 million per year to support working families in finding homes in Santa Fe, building wealth and raising their children here.

Sep 16 2023

Our State Must Continue Its Historic Investments In Families And Kids

2023-09-18T13:57:43-06:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Economic Security News Coverage, Education Blog, Education News Coverage, Health Blog, Health News Coverage, News Coverage, Tax and Budget Blog, Tax and Budget News Coverage|

Rio Rancho Observer--New Mexico’s children deserve every opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential. With the critical funding our Legislature appropriated, these programs will reduce childhood poverty and improve educational outcomes for children. They will also expand economic opportunities for families across New Mexico. And we know that kids do better when families have the resources they need.

Aug 18 2023

Study shows $1 billion potential bill for oil and gas clean up without BLM rule change

2023-08-21T16:08:33-06:00Blog Posts, Education Blog, Education News Coverage, Health Blog, Health News Coverage, News Coverage, Tax and Budget Blog, Tax and Budget News Coverage|

KRWG--For far too long, antiquated policies under the current leasing system have left our families on the hook to pay to clean up messes left behind by bankrupt oil and gas companies – messes involving orphaned wells with decaying and leaking infrastructure that can pollute our air and water. This has robbed our communities of tax dollars that could have been put to use improving our children’s classrooms, and our hospitals and roadways.

Apr 19 2023

Tax Day – a time for reflection on all the things New Mexico has done right

2023-04-19T12:04:23-06:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Tax and Budget Blog|

Another Tax Day has come and gone, which makes it a great time to mention some of the improvements our state leaders have made to our tax system over the last several years. The big news is the creation and expansion of our Child Tax Credit, which we know is one of the best and most effective ways to help our families and their growing children.

Mar 09 2023

Historic tax bill would create economic opportunity

2023-03-09T16:13:35-07:00Blog Posts, Economic Security Blog, Economic Security News Coverage, News Coverage, Racial and Ethnic Equity Blog, Racial and Ethnic Equity News Coverage, Tax and Budget Blog, Tax and Budget News Coverage|

Santa Fe New Mexican--New Mexico’s greatest asset is its cultural, ethnic and racial diversity. Our people are the heart of our state, and now, our Legislature is recognizing that in a big way. It’s not an exaggeration to say the tax omnibus bill currently under consideration (House Bill 547) does more to improve economic opportunity and equity in our tax code than any legislation in our state’s history.

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