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SCHOOL'S BACK IN BUSINESS

SCHOOL’S BACK IN BUSINESS: ABQ Reads Distributes Books, Lap Desks, and School Supplies to Nearly 250 Elementary Students

Last week, Albuquerque Reads volunteers worked with Albuquerque Public Schools faculty and staff to distribute backpacks stuffed with books, lap desks, and other school supplies …

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Leadership Albuquerque Considers Downtown Transformation

TAKING IT DOWNTOWN: Leadership Albuquerque Considers Downtown Transformation in Last Program Day

In the final program day in Leadership Albuquerque’s 2019-2020 program year, the class heard presentations from a variety of experts on homelessness, law enforcement and …

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Mayor Keller Talks to GACC Board about COVID-19, Economic Recovery, and Getting ABQ on the Map

SILVER LININGS: Mayor Keller Talks to GACC Board about COVID-19, Economic Recovery, and Getting ABQ on the Map

“We decided we were going to carve our own path,” said Mayor Tim Keller of the early coronavirus response decision-making process, even before the COVID-19 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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US Attorney John Anderson Talks Violent Crime at Chamber Board Meeting

SPECIAL GUEST: US Attorney John Anderson Talks Violent Crime at Chamber Board Meeting

US Attorney John Anderson joined today’s Chamber Board of Directors meeting to discuss the U.S. Department of Justice’s work to support local law enforcement in …

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