Momentum is building across the state for raising alcohol taxes. Marisol Diaz, For the Sun-News on September 25, 2016 provided an opinion piece in support of the Alcohol Tax.
Raising alcohol taxes 25 cents per drink is very popular with New Mexico voters. Last month, Research & Polling, Inc. - New Mexico’s most respected opinion polling firm – conducted a poll of registered voters in Doña Ana, Luna and Otero counties. It found that 77 percent of voters in these counties support raising alcohol taxes 25 cents per drink. Support is not only strong with voters but was also shown to be strongly supported regardless of one’s political affiliation. Republicans supported the measure by a 2-1 margin, Democrats 5-1, and Independents 6½-1.
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