Crib Sheet: January 31, 2017
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Crib Sheet: January 31, 2017

“We’ve had steady and consistent growth in New Mexico since statehood, but from 2010 until 2016, we’ve been flat. That is historic.” – pollster Brian Sanderoff on a recent analysis looking at New Mexico’s slow population growth The Crib Sheet is a collection of stories, events, and ideas that are shaping the conversation in New…

Crib Sheet: January 25, 2017
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Crib Sheet: January 25, 2017

“I’m trying to make sure our communities are protected, so they don’t fear any negative repercussions from Trump’s threats” – State Representative Patricia Roybal Caballero, in response to questions regarding the Albuquerque Democrat’s bill that would ban state and local police from arresting people based only on their immigration status The Crib Sheet is a…

A Glimpse At New Mexico’s Economic Future Under Trump
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A Glimpse At New Mexico’s Economic Future Under Trump

The economic outlook in New Mexico for 2017 and beyond is mixed, but the state’s overall growth and productivity are generally threatened by promises by the incoming Trump administration of “dramatic” cuts to government spending. The anticipated cuts in the Trump proposal would reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over ten years. As a point…