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Dr. Paul Roth

Decades of Service: UNM Health System CEO and Chamber Board Member Dr. Paul Roth Announces Retirement

After more than 40 years at the University of New Mexico — including more than 25 years as the dean of the medical school and …

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2020 State Budget Outlook and Early Childhood Fund

2020 State Budget Outlook and Early Childhood Fund: Chamber Board Hosts DFA Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson and Thornburg Foundation Early Childhood Policy Expert Michael Weinberg

Department of Finance and Administration Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson presents to the Chamber’s Board on the state’s budget projections With the 2020 legislative session fast approaching, …

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ABQ Voters

2019 Election Results: Chamber-Backed City Projects Broadly Supported By Albuquerque Voters, Democracy Dollars Narrowly Defeated

Albuquerque went to the polls last week to vote on a wide variety of bond questions and candidates for City Council and the APS school …

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The Albuquerque City Council voted Monday night to ban the provision of single-use plastic bags by some businesses

Mixed Results on Plastic Bag Ban: Albuquerque City Council Softens Measure After Businesses Voice Concerns, But Bag Ban Ordinance Advances and is Signed by Mayor Keller

Last week, the Albuquerque City Council revisited the issue of banning businesses in the city from providing so-called single-use plastic bags, straws, and take-out containers, …

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham addresses nearly 250 Chamber members and community leaders during a reception at the Sandia Golf Club Event Center last week

‘A Strong Partnership’: Chamber Hosts Reception with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham To Discuss Economic Development, Education, and More

Earlier this week, the Chamber hosted a reception to hear from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on a range of topics, including fiscal and economic development updates …

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The 2018-2019 Leadership Albuquerque cohort took the tram to a still-snowy Sandia Peak to view the new restaurant under construction and receive a briefing on additional plans/attractions on the mountain as part of the Tourism, Culture, and Quality of Life programming day

‘Tourism, Culture, and Quality of Life’: Leadership ABQ Crosses City to Visit Iconic Hotspot Attractions for Residents and Visitors

Last week, the Chamber’s Leadership Albuquerque cohort visited a variety of exciting locations across the city to hear from business and community leaders striving to …

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From left to right, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, Chamber Board member and KOB 4 Vice President and General Manager Michelle Donaldson, and Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez at the national Symposium on Intelligence-Driven Prosecution in Albuquerque last week

‘The Cutting Edge of Public Safety’: Chamber Joins D.A. Raúl Torrez as Albuquerque Hosts National Crime Strategies Conference

Last week, Albuquerque hosted a national convention of law enforcement officials and prosecutors on the forefront of using data to improve public safety — less than a …

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The first of a series of social media postings regarding the lack of approvals of pre-trial detention requests made by the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office

‘Deeply Concerning’: Chamber Voices Concerns About Judicial Denials of District Attorney’s Pre-Trial Detention Requests

Last week, Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole raised concerns about the denials by local judges of pre-trial detention requests made by the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s …

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Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole addresses the media alongside State Supreme Court Chief Justice Judith Nakamura at a press conference announcing a new online dispute resolution program

“Sensibility and Efficiency”: Chamber Backs Technology-Based Court Reform To Speed Up Resolutions to Simple Civil Cases, Allow Focus on More Serious and Complicated

Earlier this week, Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole joined New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Judith Nakamura to announce the launch of a new …

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US Representatives Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM3) and Deb Haaland (D-NM1) take questions from Albuquerque Journal editor-in-chief Karen Moses at the Chamber's annual Congressional Series event at Isleta Resort and Casino

Congressional Series Kickoff: Chamber Hosts Representatives Luján and Haaland in Panel Discussion and Q&A at Isleta Resort and Casino

Last Friday, the Chamber held the first event in its annual Congressional Series with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-NM3) and Deb Haaland (D-NM1) at …

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