Governor and LFC propose similar budget fixes
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Governor and LFC propose similar budget fixes

On Wednesday the office of the Governor and State Legislative Finance Committee unveiled thier proposals for fixing the the $2 billion deficit in New Mexico’s budget. Both plans offered solutions…

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Are taxpayer funded job incentives a good investment?

People often ask if NMBC supports Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP). Quite honestly, JTIP has rarely been a good thing for New Mexico. While NMBC can support the concept of what was designed to provide on-the-job and classroom training that reimburses for 50 to 75 percent of wages for newly created jobs, it seems we just have not found an effective way to manage it. New Mexico is really good at giving away taxpayer dollars, but we often get nothing for it.

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