The session begins today. For starters Paul sits down with Carol Wight of the NM Restaurant Association to discuss a proposal for paid leave as well as plans to increase taxes on alcohol. You can watch that brief conversation here:
These are a few of the pre-filed bills that we are looking at with some additional links:
NM to received $68 million to build an electric vehicle charging network. Details are scanty at this point, but the Gov. is very excited.
Rail Runner ridership rebounded a bit in 2023, but it remains 22% below pre-pandemic levels. Will it ever achieve pre-pandemic levels or are we at the “new-normal.” What about other environmental solutions?
Even with the push to renewables NM’s Land Office gets a higher percentage of its revenues from oil and gas than before the current commissioner took over.