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Commentary By Carla J. Sonntag, President and Founder, New Mexico Business Coalition
As American business continues to move into an ever-evolving 21st century economic landscape, the role of local and grassroots movements has emerged as a principal factor in local economies. As American citizens and stewards of our country’s future, we are all obliged to educate ourselves on current civil, economic, and legislative issues, and to help carry forward our ideals to ensure a better tomorrow for our children. This has always been the American way, and it has helped make us the greatest country on Earth.
Published by Albuquerque Business First on 5-23-18, written by Ron Davis.
With four counties on board, efforts to pass right-to-work legislation are heating up in New Mexico.
A local business group wants to keep the heat on.
The New Mexico Business Coalition confirmed to Albuquerque Business First it will contribute $20,000 for the legal defense of counties' decisions to implement right-to-work, which prohibits a company and a union from signing a contract that would require the affected workers to be union members. The contributions came from several businesses. A statement by the Business Coalition to ABF did not name the businesses.
Sandoval, Otero, Lincoln and most recently, Chaves counties have passed right-to-work legislation in New Mexico.
2018 State Economic Competitiveness Rankings Reveal Upward Standings tied to Federal Tax Reform.
New Mexico ranks 35th for economic outlook in 2018, unchanged from last year.