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Commentary: Transparent, Merit-Based System To Fix Capital Outlay

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New Mexico lawmakers are readying their infrastructure wishlists for this year’s session. But some believe the capital outlay system – that funds our roads, water systems and university buildings - is completely broken. Fred Nathan of Think New Mexico says more transparency and a merit-based system would be the best solution.

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You can read Nathan's full length op-ed published by New Mexico In Depth here

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