Dickens had a habit of turning phrases that would resonate for centuries and our Dickens quote applies quite well to this legislative session. The 2023 session is so full of welcome wins on women’s right, voting rights, and likely wins… Read More ›
It is not breaking news that NM is all too dependent on gas and oil revenues. But this post outlines the scope and scale of that dependence and points to how we can diversify our revenue base and inject equity… Read More ›
Who Runs the Roundhouse? Not Who You Think. Budget Released, With Hundreds of Millions Left On the Table. What Recession? What Transition?
A second Capital & Main piece, and Joe Monahan offers insights into why our budget leaves $1 billion of surplus funds unspent despite desperate needs in rural & tribal NM. Read compelling evidence why we remain so fiscally conservative.
Revitalization without displacement is, indeed, a challenge, but this post explores how Community Land Trusts can both increase public services and infrastructure without displacing current residents. The post also includes the latest on our Governor and the legislature’s apparent end… Read More ›
Gov. Martinez has entirely invented a budget crisis and constructed a fiction of the Senate having wasted two months doing nothing. This post unmasks these lies and points to the common GOP strategy of fake facts and lies. Also included… Read More ›
Saturday is the last day of the Roundhouse Session and Gov. Martinez is holding firm on her promise to approve a cuts-only budget that will bleed our education, health, and human service systems. Let’s make sure she knows how we… Read More ›