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"The Virus Is Still Here": After Meeting Gating Criteria a Week Ago, New Mexico Moves to Reopen--Slightly

“The Virus Is Still Here”: After Meeting Gating Criteria a Week Ago, New Mexico Moves to Reopen–Slightly

After reaching and sustaining some of the lowest COVID-19 case numbers and positive test rates since the pandemic reached New Mexico in March, the process …

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SPECIAL GUEST: GACC Hosts John Bingaman, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Chief of Staff, at July Board of Directors Meeting

On July 23rd, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s chief of staff John Bingaman joined the Chamber’s Board of Directors to share updates on the state’s COVID-19 …

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Federal Advocacy

FEDERAL ADVOCACY: GACC Advocates for Additional PPP Help, Liability Protections, and More to Delegation

This week, the Chamber sent two letters to New Mexico’s congressional delegation, urging them to support liability protections for businesses, an additional round of PPP …

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State economist

STATE ECONOMIST: NM Revenue Hit Not as Bad as Expected… So Far

State economists shared some good news recently – and for a change – about the fiscal outlook of state government. Friday’s look back at general …

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ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORT: Bernalillo County Moves to Distribute Remaining $1.8 Million in Grants to Help Businesses Affected by the Pandemic

Yesterday, the Bernalillo County Commission approved a second round of applications for CARES small business grants, with applications opening Monday. Awards will distribute the $1.8 …

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Storm on the Horizon: Legislative Finance Committee Hears Concerning Economic, Revenue Forecasts

The Chamber released a special edition of the Legislative Roundup this week covering the July meeting of the interim Legislative Finance Committee, which took a hard look …

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ALBUQUERQUE READS: Big Changes to Chamber Literacy Program in 2020-2021, Same Goals for High-Needs Kids

The Chamber announced this week that it will be adjusting the long-running Albuquerque Reads partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year in …

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“COME OUT AND EAT”: Chamber Joins Mayor Keller, Talks Masks and Fund to Help Restaurants

This past Saturday, Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole joined Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller at a press conference announcing supports for local restaurants, speaking about …

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“WEAR A MASK, BRING BUSINESS BACK”: Chamber’s Mask Campaign Picks Up Momentum Statewide as Other Chambers and Leaders Join In

The Chamber last week launched a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of wearing masks in public, making a clear connection between this common-sense …

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Yes on PPE, No on Premium Pay, and No Resolution on Paid Leave: Amid Strong Opposition From Businesses, ABQ City Council Acts on Ordinances

In their final hearing before the summer recess, Albuquerque’s City Council acted on two controversial proposals placing further requirements on business owners already struggling to …

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