Higher Mandated Wages = Lost Jobs & Higher Unemployment

NMBC opposes legislation that arbitrarily raises the minimum wage as it was never meant to support a family. Non-market driven increases create additional hardship on businesses and employees resulting in forced inflation and job losses that put families in a worse position. There are more productive ways to help low income families improve their economic outlook such as providing effective skills training that could help them achieve better jobs and/or pay increases.

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Protect our Children’s Future – Don’t Raid the Permanent Fund!

Stop Raiding the Land Grant Permanent Fund: Our elected officials need to be reminded that responsible withdrawals from the State Land Grant Permanent Fund (LGPF) are necessary to provide for our children’s education in perpetuity. To increase withdrawal rates and risk our children’s future is irresponsible and would jeopardize the fund.

What New Mexican’s need is accountability for the funds currently being spent: The answer is not to increase the rate of LGPF disbursements, but instead to focus on direct learning programs that yield beneficial results without violating federal requirements. That could be accomplished if the state would stop funding special interest groups and put the money into our teachers and quality educational materials.

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New Mexico Business Coalition and Environmentalists Clash at Summit

A local debate over the future operations of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Stations near Farmington, New Mexico has been the center of discussion on renewable energy versus fossil fuels. President Carla Sonntag of the coalition stated the need for a constructive conversation involving compromise but the opposing side is taking on an all-or-nothing approach.

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