New Mexico employment continues to shrink

If I ran the Albuquerque Journal, the following graphic would be a front-page, above-the-fold story, not relegated to the inside of the business pages. Of course, New Mexico’s economic crisis seems to be unnoticed in Santa Fe where new “economic development” proposals amount to increasing the minimum wage and increasing film subsidies.

In case the path towards economic growth were not already clear, this article explains that government layoffs are good, not bad, for economic growth. Additionally, as this article explains, workers in Right to Work states have higher incomes relative to those in forced unionism states once cost of living is adjusted for.