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New Mexico ranks 33rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

New Mexico finished 33rd in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Brett Kokinadis Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Brett Kokinadis, 2020 U.S. House candidate for New Mexico U.S. House (District 1), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. He is the first person in the race to do so.

New Mexico ranks 9th for rental car tax rates, study finds

New Mexico finished in a tie for ninth in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in New Mexico ranks 22nd highest among the 50 states, study finds

New Mexico finished in a tie for 22nd in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

CIBOLA COUNTY: Cibola County Commission District News

The New Mexico Legislature passed HB Bill 407 that required changes to the County Commission Districts statewide.

Gallup ranks the most dangerous of New Mexico cities, study finds

Gallup was ranked the most dangerous city in New Mexico in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

New Mexico ranks 4th worst for police officers, study finds

New Mexico was ranked 48th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small quiet on USMCA

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Los Alamos ranks the richest of New Mexico towns, study finds

Los Alamos was ranked the richest town in New Mexico in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

New Mexico ranks 6th lowest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

New Mexico finished 45th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

New Mexico ranks 34th highest for state tax collections per capita

New Mexico finished 34th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Deming ranks the poorest of New Mexico towns, study finds

Deming was ranked the poorest town in New Mexico in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

New Mexico ranks 35th in hospital safety analysis

New Mexico finished 35th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Quay County ranks the poorest of New Mexico counties, study finds

Quay County was ranked the poorest county in New Mexico in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Los Alamos County has fastest growing local economy in New Mexico

Los Alamos County was ranked the top-performing local economy in New Mexico in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of New Mexico rated top employer in New Mexico, study finds

University of New Mexico employs 27,000 workers in New Mexico, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

New Mexico ranks 32nd highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

New Mexico finished 32nd among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

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