Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Mexico’s economy still drags

Economics is known as the dismal science. It has certainly been dismal in New Mexico for a while. A few sobering facts were offered at the recent Data Users Conference sponsored by the UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research. … Continue reading

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The complications of tax policy

Tax policy can make your head spin. Where tax policy intersects with healthcare policy, complicated further by insurance, the picture gets even more confusing. Two recent speakers talking about New Mexico tax policy chose to focus on the same example: … Continue reading

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Local employment rules are divisive and burdensome

The City of Albuquerque dodged a bullet recently when the voters rejected, by the narrowest of margins, an ordinance to require employers to provide sick leave. Up the road, the local ordinance bug has hit Sandoval County, which is on … Continue reading

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