Howie Morales

New Mexico Tobacco Tax Increase Clears First Committee

A bill that would increase New Mexico’s tax rate on cigars from 25 to 76 percent of the wholesale price cleared its first committee last…

New Mexico Senator Proposes Tobacco Tax Increase

A bill to increase the state tobacco tax has been pre-filed into the New Mexico Senate by Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, who will once…

New Mexico Could See Cigar Tax Tripled

New Mexico Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, is once again pursuing an increase to the state’s taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products such as…

New Mexico to Consider Tobacco Tax Increase

A bill pre-filed with the New Mexico State Senate is seeking to more than double the taxes on premium cigars and other tobacco taxes in…