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    Friday, March 05, 2021
    Washington, D.C. ­– Today, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) met with the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association to discuss COVID-19 relief for local economies, support for workers and small businesses, and much-needed investments to bridge the digital divide. More than 25 Chambers of Commerce were represented in the virtual meeting.   “It was a pleasure meeting with Chambers of Commerce ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    March 3, 2021  Gov. authorizes expanded business loan program,tax relief for businesses and $600 rebate for individuals  SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 1 and Senate Bill 3 into law, a pair of economic measures that earned broad bipartisan support in the Legislature and will deliver additional stimulus and relief for businesses and individuals across New ...read more
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    Friday, February 26, 2021
    SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed House Bill 11 into law, delivering $200 million in grants to support New Mexico businesses to ease the hiring or rehiring of employees.  “New Mexico will continue to get meaningful financial assistance out the door to businesses all across the state,” said Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. “Our economy will bounce back. And businesses will get ...read more
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    Friday, February 26, 2021
    On Monday, February 22, President Biden announced the following changes to SBA's coronavirus relief programs to ensure equity:Specifically, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 am ET, SBA will establish a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. This will give lenders and community partners more time to work with the smallest ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    NEWS RELEASE PRESS OFFICE Release Date: Feb 22, 2021  Release Number: 21-17    Contact: press_office@sba.gov, www.sba.gov/news Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram   SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program     Steps to Promote Equitable Relief for Mom-and-Pop Businesses  WASHINGTON – Building on a month of strong ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
     Power plant operations across the central U.S. are still hampered by limited natural gas supplies, which could lead to additional controlled outages in multiple states and in Xcel Energy’s Texas-New Mexico service area on Wednesday. As for Tuesday evening, the Southwest Power Pool notified Xcel Energy around 8 p.m. it is moving the status back up a notch for the night to an Energy Emergency Alert ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    Coalition identifies approximately 20 bills that will hinder economic recovery  Albuquerque, NM, February 17, 2021—Today, the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce and 21 business groups launched a new campaign to urge the New Mexico state legislature to refocus its efforts on economic recovery and expanding opportunities for workers and businesses. The campaign kicked off with a full-page ad running ...read more
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    Friday, February 12, 2021
    New webform will ensure robust workplace safety practices in place, save employers time     In an effort to continue to ensure New Mexico workplaces are safe, to help businesses safely stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to make it easier, more efficient and more accurate to report positive COVID-19 cases among employees, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) launched a new webform ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    To download a PDF of the Chamber's 2021 Legislative Priorities brochure CLICK HERE
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