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The Line: House Democrats Unveil Tax Proposal

1232 Line Min Wage

March 1, 2019 –House Democrats unveiled their tax overhaul plan this week. The proposal includes a mix of tax increases and tax breaks. Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the plan and whether it is actually the overhaul that some were hoping for.

Line Panelists:
Janice Arnold-Jones, former NM state representative
Lonna Atkeson, professor, UNM Political Science Department
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student & president, Student Trial Lawyers Association 

For Further Reading:

House Dems rework tax overhaul proposal  — by Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican

House Republicans respond to proposed tax increases – lamonitor.com, The Los Alamos Monitor Online

Tax reform bill draws debate at the Roundhouse  – by Kai Porter, KOB 4

Governor calling sheriffs ‘rogue’ and having ‘pity parties’  – by Sasha Lenninger, KOAT Action 7 News

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham: ‘Fear-mongering’ in 2nd Amendment sanctuary counties – by Jessica Onsurez,, Carlsbad Current-Argus

The Line: Santa Feans Vote No on Soda Tax and Governor Martinez Wants Tax Reform

NMiF: Tax Redux

May 5, 2017 – A record number of Santa Fe voters soundly rejected a proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  With the defeat of the two-cent-per-ounce tax, the city must look to other ways to fund early childhood education programs.  And Governor Susana Martinez plans to reintroduce a tax overhaul bill when she schedules the special session she has pledged to call.

Line Panelists
Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip
Marsha Garcia, Strategies 360
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP
Mary T. Torres, attorney at Law Offices of Mary T. Torres