2020All Quick Hits

Quick Hits: Highlights from the 2020 Session

After expiring in 2016, this year we saw the re-establishment of the rooftop solar tax credit thanks to the persistence and advocacy of Senator Mimi Stewart. SB 29 allows taxpayers to claim 10% of the cost of a rooftop solar installation up to $6,000. This tax credit had a demonstrable impact…
August 13, 2020
2020All Issue Spotlights

Issue Spotlight: New Mexico’s Budget Process

It’s difficult to overstate what a historic year 2019 was for conservation in New Mexico. The first session of the Lujan Grisham administration represented a tremendously ambitious leap right out of the gate. The Energy Transition Act took New Mexico from the middle of the pack in renewable energy adoption to a…
August 13, 2020
2020

2020 Scorecard Dedication

Honoring Advocates of the Gila River Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) is dedicating our 2020 legislative scorecard to the advocates and community leaders that have fought for decades to halt diversion of New Mexico’s last free-flowing river – the Gila. In June 2020, these advocates successfully defeated the fourth dam/diversion attempt over…
August 13, 2020