In the recently completed 2011 legislative session, Senate Bill 17 (Keller, D-Albuquerque and Neville, R-Aztec), a bill designed to complete State Investment Council reforms by removing the governor as chairperson, passed with wide bipartisan support. It now sits on the governor’s desk waiting to be…
Added by Tim Keller on March 30, 2011 at 8:44am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Tim Keller on March 7, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments