Let's build a bright and prosperous future for everyone!

For the past six years, Wayne Johnson has been working to help this community reach its potential. He's made Bernalillo County more open, accountable, and transparent. He's fought job-killing policies and supported county efforts to bring in over a half billion dollars of private investment and create over 3,000 jobs. And he's worked to build coalitions to address education and behavioral health problems. Wayne Johnson has the experience, integrity and vision to be our next mayor. Join us today!

Questioning the Ballot Questions

Today, the Bernalillo County Commission will take up a question of grave importance. In a “special meeting,” the commission will make a decision regarding whether to include two city questions on the General Election ballot in November. One nearly doubles the amount of your tax dollars going to mayoral candidates who choose to go the…

Santolina

A failure to plan is a plan to fail. From small family businesses to large corporations, leaders realize that you have to know where you’re going and have an idea how to get there. Rarely is that path is set in stone as shorter or better paths may present themselves. But you do have to…

Poor Decisions

There’s a television commercial that features four scared and pursued teenagers who choose to hide behind a curtain wall of chain saws instead of heading for the running getaway vehicle. While the teens take refuge behind the chainsaws and the creepy “killer” looks on, the announcer says “if you’re in a horror movie, you make…

New County Buildings and Specialty Taxes

Shocked. Stunned. Surprised. Alarmed. Those were my reactions to the news that Bernalillo County is even considering a plan to purchase a new building for the purpose of “efficiency” and “consolidation.” As you may have heard, the county is just coming out of what can only be characterized as a financial crisis. A crisis precipitated…

District 5 Small Business Summit

This past Saturday, I hosted the District 5 Small Business Summit. The summit was one of five events held in Bernalillo County annually – one for each commission district. The summit was the county’s largest small business event yet with a shortage of chairs and right around 60 people attending the morning event at the…