Day: July 8, 2020

Yes on PPE, No on Premium Pay, and No Resolution on Paid Leave: Amid Strong Opposition From Businesses, ABQ City Council Acts on Ordinances

In their final hearing before the summer recess, Albuquerque’s City Council acted on two controversial proposals placing further requirements on business owners already struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, while withdrawing (for now) yet another paid leave proposal for possible future action. Most significantly, the Council rejected an ordinance that would have required many …

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2020 Chamber Awards: Chamber Board Meeting Announces Recipients of This Year’s Awards for Community, Elected Leaders

During a remote Board meeting Thursday afternoon, the Chamber awarded a group of legislators and community leaders with the 2020 Chamber Awards for their important work on behalf of Albuquerque and New Mexico. The annual awards, largely devoted to those legislators and local officials who have done the most to advance important legislation and policy, …

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Concerning COVID-19 Trends: Governor Lujan Grisham Pauses Re-Opening, Warns of Further Restrictions If Cases Continue to Rise

As COVID-19 cases continue to grow in New Mexico and particularly in Bernalillo County, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham last week extended the public health orders in effect for the state of New Mexico through July 15th, while also tightening some of restrictions on certain visitors to the state and warning that business re-openings may be …

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