The Art of the Hack

As published in the Las Cruces Bulletin When some of our county’s new friends from Dell, Inc,. came to town earlier this month, they brought with them a tool, a process, they’ve used in other communities – a PolicyHack. Dell defines a PolicyHack as an event “where teams design solutions to policy challenges faced by […]

Youth Minimum Wage Could Boost Youth Employment

As published in the Las Cruces Sun-News New Mexico’s minimum wage was one of the most hotly debated issues during the legislative session. Ultimately, a compromise was reached that will bring gradual increases from $9 in 2020 to $12 by 2023. Something else that survived the debate was the establishment of a youth minimum wage […]