Union Pacific gets tax break under law

Union Pacific gets tax break under law

There are 5 comments on the Las Cruces Sun-News story from Apr 4, 2011, titled Union Pacific gets tax break under law. In it, Las Cruces Sun-News reports that:

Gov. Susana Martinez today will sign a bill giving Union Pacific an exemption from paying state taxes on locomotive fuel.

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Tony

Huntsville, AL

#1 Apr 5, 2011
But state Sen. Stephen Fischmann said the number of jobs New Mexico will gain has been overblown and the state is overpaying to get them.

Its great that Sen. Tischmann is doing what is right.
Reno Binge

Santa Fe, NM

#2 Apr 5, 2011
Wow. This should be a huge boom to the El Paso economy. Way to go, Gov!
Question for Guv Susana

Ashburn, VA

#3 Apr 5, 2011
... Guv Susana, how is this "state government subsidy" any different from the state government subsidy that former Governor Richardson gave to the Sierra County Spaceport that you were SOOOO OPPOSED TO since you took office back on January 1st ??? In your mind, is this "subsidy" a better one than the Spaceport just because YOU signed this "subsidy" into law yourself ??? Guv Susana, PLEASE GET YOUR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT !!!
WTF

Las Cruces, NM

#4 Apr 5, 2011
Give them $8million to give jobs to El Paso?
Way to go, Martinez.
Lay off another 150 teachers or cops or firefighters. That should cover this give away.
Whatever happened to the anti-donation clause of our constitution? This is truly a give away and will gain NM nothing but more pollution and noise.
Well done, Martinez, more fiscal responsibility brought to you by the conservative party of the rethuglicans.
where is she from

Las Cruces, NM

#5 Apr 6, 2011
So we just gave el paso 8 million a year for life!! This is a great deal governor. Let's give them more if we can.

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