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Lawmakers are considering new legislation that would put New Mexico on a pathway to become a leader in hydrogen energy production. But is there enough science to merit such an investment? Our Line Opinion panelists explore the unknowns of the controversial energy source, and weigh the potential economic consequences for New Mexico if lawmakers hesitate on taking the lead.
Gene Grant sits down with tax expert Richard Anklam to dig through the tax cuts being weighed in the legislature. Are these reforms thorough enough to make a difference for New Mexican families and businesses? Plus, are there risks to making tax cuts right now?
Plus, Lawmakers are firmly focused on completing the obligations of this year’s regular session, but how much does the upcoming midterm election play into their decision making? Our Line Opinion panelists try to identify the motivations of some recent developments in Santa Fe as some lawmakers position themselves for reelection.
Line Opinion Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Diane Snyder, former state senator
Algernon D’Ammassa, reporter & columnist, Las Cruces Sun-News
Richard Anklam – Director, New Mexico Tax Research Institute
For More Information:
State Agencies, National Labs Team Up in Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Effort – NM Political Report
New Data Shows Massive Climate-Warming Leaks by NM Oil & Gas Operators – NM Political Report
State & National Laboratories Execute Agreement on Development of Zero-Carbon Hydrogen – Los Alamos Reporter
New Mexico May Limit of Scrap Tax on Social Security Income – Las Cruces Sun-News
Legislative Updates & Proposed Legislation – Tax.NewMexico.Gov
Republican Party Challenges New Mexico Political Maps – Associated Press
Governor Steps in as a Teacher for a Day – Albuquerque Journal--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/nmif/message