No Tax Hikes for Education

Rarely do we at the Rio Grande Foundation see eye to eye with left-wing Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino, but he actually talked some sense in a recent column in the Alibi. His conclusion and ours: higher taxes are not the solution to improving education in New Mexico.
In a letter to the editor I expressed support for this realization and the Senator’s call for smaller schools, and suggested a system of education tax credits as a means of spurring reliance on smaller schools in the short term. Find out more about tax credits here.