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"An Amazing Opportunity": Amazon to Open Distribution Center for Albuquerque Area, Creating Up To 1000 Full-Time Jobs

“AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY”: Amazon to Open Distribution Center for Albuquerque Area, Creating Up To 1000 Full-Time Jobs

The Bernalillo County Commission announced earlier this week that Amazon will be building a delivery fulfillment center on Albuquerque’s West Side that will create as many as 1,000 full-time jobs in a newly-built, 460,000 square foot warehouse. As part of the deal to bring the tech giant’s facility to New Mexico, the Commission will invest …

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"We're Ready To Lend": State Loan Program Ready to Distribute Tens of Millions in Loans at "Attractive Rates"

“WE’RE READY TO LEND”: State Loan Program Ready to Distribute Tens of Millions in Loans at “Attractive Rates”

As New Mexico businesses continue to struggle with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a recovery program established by New Mexico’s State Investment Council is beginning to distribute tens of millions of dollars in loans set aside for medium to large businesses. The New Mexico Recovery Fund is an SIC-backed initiative to keep New …

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"Looking Better": State Has Passed COVID-19 Peak, Governor Announces Latest Steps in Re-Opening New Mexico's Economy

“LOOKING BETTER”: State Has Passed COVID-19 Peak, Governor Announces Latest Steps in Re-Opening New Mexico’s Economy

As the rate of spread of new COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continues to decrease in New Mexico — for the first time dropping below the statewide benchmarks set as targets for continued re-opening — Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued Thursday new public health orders going into effect June 1. The new statewide orders (including the …

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"I'd Rather Be in New Mexico Than Any Other State," Says Leading Energy Expert: Chamber Board Meeting Hosts House Finance Chair Rep. Patty Lundstrom and US Chamber Energy Policy Chief Christopher Guith

“I’D RATHER BE IN NEW MEXICO THAN ANY OTHER STATE,” SAYS LEADING ENERGY EXPERT: Chamber Board Meeting Hosts House Finance Chair Rep. Patty Lundstrom and US Chamber Energy Policy Chief Christopher Guith

As part of the first remote Board meeting in its history, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber examined the economic outlook for New Mexico through the expertise of state legislative leadership and a national energy expert. Chair of House Finance and Appropriations (HAFC) Rep. Patty Lundstrom (D — McKinley & San Juan) and Senior Vice President for …

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"Significant Strain on New Mexico's Finances": Consensus Revenue Estimates Point To Massive Drop in Fiscal Year 2021 Funding

“SIGNIFICANT STRAIN ON NEW MEXICO’S FINANCES”: Consensus Revenue Estimates Point To Massive Drop in Fiscal Year 2021 Funding

Weighed down by the double burden of a major decline in gross receipts taxes due to COVID-19 and a steep decline in global oil prices, New Mexico’s recurring revenues are expected to decline somewhere between $1.7 and $2.4 billion in FY2021, according to consensus revenue estimates released by the Governor’s office and state legislature last …

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Re-Opening at Risk: Liability Concerns Hang Over Plans to Re-Open Economy; Chamber Calls For Federal Legislation

RE-OPENING AT RISK: Liability Concerns Hang Over Plans to Re-Open Economy; Chamber Calls For Federal Legislation

One major concern for businesses as New Mexico and the country at large move toward re-opening the economy under state and federal COVID-19 safety guidelines is the lack of liability protection. If business owners make consistent good faith efforts to follow all public health guidelines to protect customers and employees, but are still at risk …

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