Federal Control is Hard to Stop When They Pay Our Bills: A recent report published by WalletHub lists New Mexico as the No. 2 federally dependent state in the country. According to this study, for every dollar New Mexicans paid in federal taxes, we received $2.19 back. Read more here.
Clearly, New Mexico needs to build private sector revenue sources and reduce dependence on government assistance programs. Many agree that we need to diversify and expand the revenue stream in order to see successful job growth and economic expansion. Are you ready to join the conversation?
Expand and Diversify with Energy Generation: New Mexico Business Coalition wants to encourage and further that conversation at the 2016 Energy Symposium on April 14, 2016, which will explore different ways New Mexico can expand and strengthen its economy by creating an industrial complex for electric energy generation. Register Today!
Join the New Mexico Business Coalition and the Strategic Action Forum at the 2016 Energy Symposium on April 14 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Here’s a look at the preliminary conference agenda:
Presentation: “Enlightened Approach – Conservative Strategy” (Rich Powell, JD – Partner and COO for ClearPath Foundation, will describe a conservative approach for developing an energy strategy.)
Panel: Technology and NM’s Electric Energy (A look at the status of the technology-regulatory-business triad of the NM electric energy portfolio, moderated by Candace Beeke, President and Publisher of Albuquerque Business First.)
Presentation: A Business Sector: The Energy Industrial Complex of New Mexico (ABQ EDD and SAF: The value proposition for the complex is described along with accompanying model and plan for a pilot.)
Panel: Our Support System (Design considerations for a electric energy system with a resilient infrastructure and creative functionality, moderated by Candace Beeke, President and Publisher of Albuquerque Business First.)
Presentation: The Implications of Electric Energy for Moving and Living (Mike Tamor, PhD – Principal Thought Leader and Senior Fellow on energy for the Ford Motor Co. – will discuss the inevitable merger of mobile and stationary energy, with implications for which energy carrier will come to dominate.)
More information and registration can be found here: NMBC 2016 New Mexico Energy Symposium
Do You Know a Hero? NMBC is currently taking applications for 2016 Heroes to be honored at the Heroes Banquet on August 25. Download the form here and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You Can Help Influence the 2016 Election! NMBC is working hard during this election year to provide voters with crucial information – but we can’t do it all on our own! We don’t rely on billionaires or tax dollars for our operations – we rely on New Mexicans and entrepreneurs like you to support our work with membership options that are affordable for everyone! Join us today to become a part of this great organization!
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