In light of NM House Speaker Brian Egolf's recent comments on Gerrymandering, NMBC wanted to go deeper and provide New Mexicans an honest look at what the term means and…
For too long, New Mexicans have been missing out on the full truth about a wide variety of issues like: 1) what our electric companies go through in dealing with aggressive special interest groups to provide us with clean, affordable, energy; or 2) why some elected officials will pander to special interest groups in order to get re-elected - even when those special interest groups are destroying our economy.
Drunk Las Cruces Employee Awarded 90% Worker's Comp Benefits by a NM Judge: This is not science fiction, it really happened a few years ago in New Mexico. HERE is a brief on the case. The NM Court of Appeals Judge said contradictory employee injury laws were the problem. So, pro-business members of the legislature introduced bills to fix the drunk/drugged worker injury issue. Other members of the legislature, however, blocked these reforms. Eventually, revised worker's comp laws that help (but do not fix) worker compensation issues have been passed and signed into law. This example, however, highlights the importance of electing judges and legislators who will work to improve the business environment in NM.
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