Fully one quarter of all jobs in our state are government jobs. From the fireman to the school teacher to the physicists and eggheads at our national labs and military installations, this is a government job state. And then there is another 25% of the jobs that deal with government agencies. From supplying paperclips to building half billion dollar construction projects at Sandia Labs and Los Alamos Labs.
So, when these ill informed leaders want to cut the heart out of New Mexico's economy while giving the oil and gas industry subsidies, someone is bound to notice.