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Mission Achievement and Success Charter School founder and principal JoAnn Mitchell (right) takes Leadership Albuquerque members — including Leadership Albuquerque co-chairs Bohannan Huston President and Managing Partner Bruce Stidworthy (center) and CNM's Debbie Johnson (far right) on a tour of her top-rated K-12 campus

A Day to Learn About Learning: Leadership Albuquerque Class Meets With Educational Leaders and Policymakers As Part Of Early and K-12 Education Program Day

Last month, the Chamber’s 2019-2020 Leadership Albuquerque cohort took part in this year’s Early & K-12 Education Program Day, covering public education funding policy, new …

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Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole with Senator Michael Padilla at the 2019 signing ceremony for the bill establishing the Early Childhood Education and Care Department

Funding Stability: Chamber Endorses Permanent Fund for Early Childhood Education and Care; Governor’s Budget Recommendation Proposes a $320 Million One-Time Appropriation To Fund

Last month, the Chamber’s Board voted unanimously to support the creation of a new endowment fund to support and expand early childhood programs in New …

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Congratulations!: Benton and Bassan Win City Council Runoff Elections in Districts 2 and 4

Congratulations from the Chamber to Councilor Isaac Benton and Brook Bassan for winning their recent runoff elections for Albuquerque City Council seats in Districts 2 …

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USMCA Advances: Chamber Encouraged By Progress Toward New US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

The Chamber is encouraged by the long overdue bi-partisan movement in Congress toward passage of a new North American trade pact, and urges New Mexico’s …

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Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber's Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Can Increased Revenue Lead to Long-Term Fiscal Stability?: Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber’s Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Legislative Finance Director David Abbey described at the Chamber’s December Board meeting how an “explosion in oil and gas production” is driving continued growth in …

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Economic Development Award

Economic Development Award: Chamber Receives Award From New Mexico Gas Company Supporting Advocacy Work for Bold Issues Groups

At the Chamber’s Education Reform Bold Issues Group event this week, New Mexico Gas Company Manager of Economic Development and Community Affairs Mary Homan presented …

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education matters

Education Matters: Public Education Department Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart Addresses Chamber Event on Public Education Priorities and Goals

Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole moderates a Q&A session with New Mexico Public Education Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart at this week’s Education Reform Bold Issues …

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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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