Advances in education, innovation and quality of life, catapulted this state to 1st place in CNBC's annual Top States for Business ranking.
The Land of Enchantment is blessed with a strong infrastructure. But lack of business capital can be a curse.
Some states have made big economic strides. Others are falling short. Here's a look at movers on CNBC's Top States for Business 2015.
Its geographical location has made New Mexico a key trade corridor—and thus a top destination for business, says Gov. Susana Martinez.
The US is split over right to work laws—literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are right-to-work states—the next will tip the balance.
Civil asset forfeitures have gone up in recent years, and in this report we break down how many asset seizures were valued over $1 million.
Cash or currency make up the majority of the property seized by law enforcement for criminal convictions or suspected crimes.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has won a competition to desalinate unusable water and make it drinkable for humans and crops.
Tech competitors have converged on New Mexico to help the developing world——and maybe drought-stricken California.
Many Native American tribes are grappling with the idea of growing marijuana on reservation land.
Check out where the highest and lowest property tax rates are in America. NBC News reports.
A fragmented winter storm was forecast to bring more snow to the Carolinas and Rocky Mountains, NBC News reports.
As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.
The average price of gas in the U.S. fell to its lowest level since April 2009, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday.
Oil's drop in price is affecting states across the country in different ways, but Alaska's hit has been the hardest.
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.
The recent drop in oil prices may soon take a big bite out of tax revenues in states that are big energy producers.
A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.
The Permian Basin of west Texas and southeast New Mexico is seeing an exploration renaissance, according to Oilprice.com.
States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.