Day: January 6, 2020

Congratulations!: Benton and Bassan Win City Council Runoff Elections in Districts 2 and 4

Congratulations from the Chamber to Councilor Isaac Benton and Brook Bassan for winning their recent runoff elections for Albuquerque City Council seats in Districts 2 and 4, respectively. Councilor Benton has held his seat for nearly 15 years, while this represents Bassan’s first elected office. The Chamber looks forward to working with both officials — …

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USMCA Advances: Chamber Encouraged By Progress Toward New US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

The Chamber is encouraged by the long overdue bi-partisan movement in Congress toward passage of a new North American trade pact, and urges New Mexico’s representatives in the House and Senate to approve the agreement and send it to President Trump for signature. Facilitating trade between the United States and its northern and southern neighbors …

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Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber's Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Can Increased Revenue Lead to Long-Term Fiscal Stability?: Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber’s Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Legislative Finance Director David Abbey described at the Chamber’s December Board meeting how an “explosion in oil and gas production” is driving continued growth in state revenues, while foreshadowing that fiscal projections in December would be somewhat lower than the historic highs forecast in the LFC’s last quarterly report. Director Abbey also described New Mexico’s …

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