Rural Democrats will go their own way

By Tom Wright Nov 14, 2020 Updated Nov 16, 2020 Brian Egolf, speaker of New Mexico’s House of Representatives, has reacted to the loss of the 2nd Congressional District seat to Republican Yvette Herrell by promising to redraw the district in favor of party progressives. This ignores the choice of moderate Democrats who voted for the Republican […]

New Mexico needs economic reform, not tax hikes

by Paul Gessing | Oct 26, 2020 A recent report from the Pew Center determined that New Mexico had the fourth highest volatility in tax revenue collection over the past 20 years. Unsurprisingly, the study cited reliance on oil and gas revenues as the likely cause of this volatility. What the study didn’t consider was the fact that New Mexico’s […]

Map: Here are the best and worst U.S. states for retirement in 2020

Map: Here are the best and worst U.S. states for retirement in 2020 Dhara Singh ·Reporter July 2, 2020·8 mins read If you’re looking for the best place to retire, you have many geographical options, according to a new ranking from Blacktower Financial Management. Most of the top states for retirees aren’t in the south, […]

Editorial: Violent crime takes its toll on NM, ABQ

BY ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD Published: Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 at 12:02am Updated: Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 7:49pm “It’s unfortunate, but crime is absolutely out of control.” – Albuquerque Mayoral candidate Tim Keller, August 2017 Then-candidate Keller went on to say crime is the mayor’s responsibility. “It’s the mayor’s job to actually address crime in Albuquerque, and […]