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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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"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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