In dealing with the expected revenue shortfall, New Mexico lawmakers have a clear choice: they can preserve education, health care and public safety or they can preserve tax cuts for the wealthiest New Mexicans and loopholes for out-of-state corporations. That’s the scenario laid out in a fact sheet released today by New Mexico Voices for Children. The fact sheet explains several ways the state can raise up to $500 million – or enough to keep current funding intact for education and other public programs – without significantly impacting average working New Mexicans. continue reading

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