NMBC Covid-19 Survey Results

What do New Mexicans think of the the Covid-19 response and current statewide shutdown?  

To better understand where New Mexicans stand on the handling of the coronavirus, NMBC conducted an open survey of over 1,100 voluntary participants. Respondents concluded:

            95% feel the economy should have been opened no later than May 15th;

            93% feel it is important or very important for ALL small businesses to open immediately.

            84% were dissatisfied with the response from N.M. officials regarding the handling of the state’s shutdown and lack of a plan for reopening;

            73% were dissatisfied with the response to unemployment;

            85% said, ‘The Governor’s leadership and/or decisions do not support what is best for all New Mexicans.’

View the survey question summary results HERE or the full survey with written comments HERE.

Past Calls to Action/Petitions/Surveys

Methane Regulation Petition

The oil and gas industry is vital to the economy of New Mexico, contributing more than any other industry to education, infrastructure,  healthcare, and public

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Call to Action – Stop the ABQ GRT increase

Albuquerque City Residents: The Albuquerque City Council will vote tonight regarding a three-eighths of one percent (.375%) Gross Receipts Tax increase. We are asking you to show up tonight to speak against this tax increase or, in the alternative, write to the City Councilors and voice your objection.

The facts are simple. This tax increase is: 1) Detrimental to business growth and job creation; and 2) It is especially difficult for low-income and senior citizens on a fixed income. If Albuquerque wants to grow and get out of this financial crisis it is now in, the answer is to broaden the tax base by encouraging business growth and relocation, not driving it away and trying to take more from those who live and work here.

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