New Mexico

“New Mexico has a dire need to improve the business climate, provide access to more jobs and help the poorest families in the state afford energy. Fortunately, the more we support local energy development, and the more we encourage policymakers to support the infrastructure we need to move it safely, the more low-cost energy we can bring to market, directly helping our local community. Diversifying our energy economy will generate more jobs with good-paying salaries and lower energy costs for families and business while helping to create a cleaner and more prosperous New Mexico.”

– Victoria Gonzales, Consumer Energy Alliance

While New Mexico New Mexico has been fairly stagnant in oil and gas production over the last 10 years, after a year of reinvigoration, it is now the third largest oil and gas producer in the U.S.

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Can I Drop My Healthcare Insurance and Still Afford the Costs of Medical Bills?

The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, changed modern day healthcare. As Karen Pollitz, health care policy expert and senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation, explains it, the ACA is...
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Just Getting Somewhere in New Mexico is Expensive

New Mexico’s citizens are blessed with wide-open stretches of beauty that appropriately gives the state its title of Land of Enchantment. From the rocky cliffs of the Sangre de Cristos, the rugged outcroppings across...
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New Mexico’s Credit Card Burden is the Highest in America, Adding to Financial Woes

New Mexico’s families have the highest credit card debt in America, according to In fact, the average burden of $8,323 a month in credit card debt would require a family to pay nearly $585...

New Mexico’s Housing Costs Are Going Higher, Squeezing Working Families

New Mexico pulled off a rare feat late last year – it had record-setting home sales while high mortgage costs dulled sales across the country. That sounds like a much-needed win for the state’s economy,...

High Child Care Costs Squeeze New Mexico Families

Childcare is one of the biggest expense of any American family, but for many New Mexican families, it represents an even bigger share of their income. New Mexico is the second-poorest state in the U.S....