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    Monday, March 11, 2019
    The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Portales invite you to the Battle of the Brains event that will be held at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) in the CUB Ballroom on Saturday March 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Doors will open at 6:45 pm. Who should participate in this event?  EVERYONE!  Teams will consist of 8 players and the winning team will receive a trophy and have bragging ...read more
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    Monday, March 04, 2019
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    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 27, 2019  House begins discussion on Democrats' tax overhaulDemocrats have unveiled HB 6 which would raise taxes by a whopping $328 million. The one thing that most business owners wouldn't have any beef with is leveling the playing field with internet businesses by requiring them to charge gross receipts tax. It would restructure income tax for ...read more
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    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 21, 2019  Second Amendment SanctuaryPerhaps the biggest legislative news of the week didn't occur in Santa Fe. With all but two of New Mexico's County Sheriffs lining up against several gun-control legislation they took the fight back home as bills began passing through the two state houses. The sheriffs began introducing resolution to their ...read more
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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 13, 2019  Almost Halfway HomeThe 60-day session of the New Mexico State Legislature will reach the halfway point tomorrow and that is also the deadline to file bills. Things have been rolling at breakneck speed, especially when compared to recent years when the budget was tight. Money in the bank and a Democratic majority in both houses as well as ...read more
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    Thursday, February 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 6, 2019  Minimum Wage Bills of ConcernAs we noted in previous weeks, one of the initiatives we're tracking most closely in Santa Fe are efforts to raise the minimum wage. We reported on HB 31 which has been the fastest moving bill and would raise the minimum wage to $10 this spring and then head to $12 an hour by 2021. This bill also removes the ...read more
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    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportJan. 30, 2019  Goober diplomacy alive and wellThe Chamber's officers and staff just returned from the annual trip to Santa Fe where we liberally plied lawmakers, lobbyists and anyone else wandering the halls of the Roundhouse with our wonderful Portales Valencia peanuts. We're happy to report we're still famous for our peanuts and Sen. Stuart ...read more
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    Friday, February 01, 2019
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
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    Friday, November 30, 2018
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
    It seems a good while ago when two young sisters, Megan and Cassidy, entertained themselves sorting bolts at the Ace Hardware Store in Portales, NM, while their parents worked.   Today, those two girls and their husbands operate that Ace Hardware Store, two Ashley Home stores, one in Portales, one in Clovis, Enchantment Vineyards in Portales, and real estate. They now represent the third ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
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    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Warm Heart News has photos of Ribbon Cuttings for ENMU Golden Student Success Center and The Firing Pin. To view the September issue Click Here
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    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    SafeWise Announces the 20 Safest Cities in New MexicoAccording to statistics compiled by security firm SafeWise, Portales is among the safest cities in New Mexico, ranking 12th. SafeWise released its “20 Safest Cities in New Mexico” report on March 26, 2018. To compile this report, the company reviewed the 2016 FBI crime report statistics and population data. Cities that fell below identified ...read more
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