All Stories Tagged 'budget' (9)

Morning Fix: Watch It Die

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Added by hettie on February 20, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Buh Bye

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Added by Adelita on January 7, 2014 at 6:18am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Jumpin' Jack Flash

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Added by Adelita on May 22, 2013 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix - Gettin' to Even

• Seeking to improve on the 79¢ women in NM make for every $1 made by men, state House of Reps approves Fair Pay for Women Act. Legislation would give women with…

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Added by Black Dog on February 26, 2013 at 6:50am — 2 Comments

Recovery Cat 5.14.2011

Blind faith is a faith that leads to fanaticism and dogmatism... blind

faith is a faith that we have to defend and impose on other people in

order to feel validated and safe.

Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements Companion Book, p. 49…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on May 14, 2011 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Base State Budget on Economic Development



With only a few weeks left in the 50th legislature the halls are filled with all kinds of aphorisms about our state’s budget.  The usual dichotomy is between those who want to cut spending and those who want to to raise revenues.  Underneath each option is a wide range of specific proposals, but there is another force at play driving our state’s budget and our local economy, that until recently has seen little attention. 

Tax expenditures, the tax…

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Added by Tim Keller on March 7, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

Legislature Shifting Money Away From Schools



During the 2010 Regular session of the NM Legislature, three separate bills were introduced (SB208, SB255, and HB268), all of which attempted to take money assigned to public schools away and reassign it to the general fund. The net effect of each of these bills is a diversion of approximately $100M per year away from our schools. While SB208 and SB255 did not reach a floor vote, HB268 passed the House just prior to the session ending.



We need to let our… Continue

Added by Mark on March 1, 2010 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Marty's Budget Legacy

The smoking gun showing Mayor Chavez's fiscal irresponsibility can be found in the unprecedented transfer of over $112 million in capital funds in order to pay city salaries and basic services as mayor.



Check out both Richard Romero's guest editorial in the Albuquerque Journal, which highlights this abuse and the table below, the data for which, came from the… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on August 20, 2009 at 12:19pm — 1 Comment

Hard Times Require Budget Hardliner

Prior to the launch of our blog, Richard penned this editorial that appeared in the Albuquerque Journal.



Please read, because our City’s declining fiscal health is a very important issue in this election. We cannot allow for continued mismanagement of our city finances, and Richard has both identified the problem and offered a solution. We owe it to our future… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 29, 2009 at 10:21pm — No Comments

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