cfinkle

Paid Sick Leave: City Council Narrowly Rejects a Proposal to Form a Task Force to Craft a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

Paid Sick Leave: City Council Narrowly Rejects a Proposal to Form a Task Force to Craft a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council failed to pass – on a 4-5 vote – a resolution that would have formed a task force to develop a mandatory paid sick leave policy for the city of Albuquerque. The resolution would have required a six-person task force, comprised of three people representing employee associations …

Paid Sick Leave: City Council Narrowly Rejects a Proposal to Form a Task Force to Craft a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Read More »

Coronavirus Relief: City Council Approves $10M in Grants for Struggling Small Businesses

Coronavirus Relief: City Council Approves $10M in Grants for Struggling Small Businesses

On Monday, the City Council unanimously approved a proposal to dedicate $10 million of the City’s federal CARES Act coronavirus relief funding to struggling small businesses in the area. The measure will make $10 million available for grants of up to $10,000 apiece. Eligible businesses include those located within Albuquerque that have 50 or fewer …

Coronavirus Relief: City Council Approves $10M in Grants for Struggling Small Businesses Read More »

map of COVID-19 cases in NM

ICYMI: New Mexico Takes Another Cautious Step in Reopening

Last Tuesday, Leadership Albuquerque dug into the tourism and hospitality industry to learn how the successful “New Mexico True” state brand was born, understand how the industry has been impacted by COVID-19 and what recovery might look like, explore the fast-evolving world of manned space flight and space tourism, and more. In its morning session, …

ICYMI: New Mexico Takes Another Cautious Step in Reopening Read More »

LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE: An Interesting Time to Hear from Tourism Leaders and Industry Innovators

LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE: An Interesting Time to Hear from Tourism Leaders and Industry Innovators

Last Tuesday, Leadership Albuquerque dug into the tourism and hospitality industry to learn how the successful “New Mexico True” state brand was born, understand how the industry has been impacted by COVID-19 and what recovery might look like, explore the fast-evolving world of manned space flight and space tourism, and more. In its morning session, …

LEADERSHIP ALBUQUERQUE: An Interesting Time to Hear from Tourism Leaders and Industry Innovators Read More »

MONEY FOR COPS ON THE TABLE: Mayor Supports City/DOJ Agreement to Accept Nearly $10M in Federal Funds to Hire More Police, Council Consideration Awaits

MONEY FOR COPS ON THE TABLE: Mayor Supports City/DOJ Agreement to Accept Nearly $10M in Federal Funds to Hire More Police, Council Consideration Awaits

Last week, Mayor Tim Keller announced his intention to accept and sign onto a Department of Justice grant agreement that will give the City of Albuquerque $9.7 million to fund an additional 40 police officers in our city. The funding is part of a larger federal effort to stop persistent violent crime that is occurring in …

MONEY FOR COPS ON THE TABLE: Mayor Supports City/DOJ Agreement to Accept Nearly $10M in Federal Funds to Hire More Police, Council Consideration Awaits Read More »

HELP! For Businesses: Two City Councilors Push for a Local $10M Small Business Grant Program Using CARES Funding

HELP! For Businesses: Two City Councilors Push for a Local $10M Small Business Grant Program Using CARES Funding

The Chamber is backing a proposal that will be in front of the City Council TONIGHT to use federal Coronavirus relief money from the CARES Act to award up to $10 million in recovery grants for Albuquerque small businesses. City Councilors Brook Bassan and Trudy Jones, pictured above, are seeking to make $10 million in …

HELP! For Businesses: Two City Councilors Push for a Local $10M Small Business Grant Program Using CARES Funding Read More »

Scroll to Top