The latest on New Mexico’s abysmal (and falling) workforce participation

In her reelection campaign Michelle Lujan Grisham made a lot over the State’s low unemployment rate. Unfortunately, when it comes to workforce participation, not only has New Mexico not come close to achieving pre-pandemic levels, but the State’s participation rate actually DROPPED by .5% from June 2022 to October 2022.

Will the 2022 session include ANY public policy reforms that address New Mexico’s low rate relative to other states? Full chart below and linked.

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