Government at all levels in New Mexico remains far bigger than it is in any of our neighbors or in almost any other state.
Gov. Susana Martinez’s misguided decision to expand Medicaid could push New Mexico toward insolvency.
We are left with making painful cuts and tough decisions now and (hopefully) enacting long-overdue tax reforms that will bring about economic growth for the future.
Metaphorical drownings aside, it is indeed our view that New Mexico’s government can and should shrink significantly.
The only plan with any substance has been put forth by the Rio Grande Foundation.
COMMENTARY: The last thing our businesses and hard-working New Mexicans need is higher taxes.