One of the signatories was Javier Benavidez, the executive director of the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP).
"We are absolutely pro-job growth and we want to see our economy thrive in New Mexico," Benavidez
told NM Telegram
in a brief phone interview.
said SWOP purposely paired with organizations from all other states.
said the letter was about creating "a conversation about accountability and transparency."
"This is a model hasn't worked for NM or anywhere else around the country," Benavidez
said of the large incentives.
noted that Intel
has been cutting jobs despite large tax cuts and that the Philips semiconductor plant shut down despite incentives.
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