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    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 13, 2019  Only three days left!The frenzy is growing as the Saturday noon session's end looms. Much has been accomplished but several important items are still undecided. Those things still dangling in the balance are the minimum wage bill, tax reform, a measure to tap the permanent fund and recreational marijuana. At the same time capital outlay ...read more
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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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    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 6, 2019  Legislative pace checked in SenateJust when many thought nothing would slow the out-of-control wildfire that has been the 2019 New Mexico Legislative session the Senate showed it still has a conservative stripe. The more aggressive House version of the minimum wage increase proposals, HB 31 ran aground in the Senate Corporations and ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Risk Advisory from the New Mexico Office of the State Auditor Don’t Get Spoofed Payroll Phishing Fraud Alert March 2019Click Here  to read or print this Fraud Alert
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    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Risk Advisory ​from the New Mexico Office of the State Auditor Funny Money: Counterfeit Money ScamClick Here   to read or print this Scam Alert
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    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
         Improved app tracks energy use and puts outage reports, secure pay right on your phoneXcel Energy’s updated mobile app features outage reporting, energy use details and a secure payment portal for customers to manage bills from anywhere at any time.  Downloaded more than 400,000 times since its 2017 launch, the app is attracting a ...read more
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    Monday, March 04, 2019
    Cash Management & Credit Recovery Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2-4pm La Casa Health Center Auditorium 1515 West Fir Portales NM CASH MANAGEMENT AND CREDIT RECOVERY EXPANDING HOMEBUYER EDUCATION AND SERVICES Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 1515 West Fir | La Casa Health Center Auditorium | Portales, NM 88130 Are you ready to take control of your finances and your budget? Would ...read more
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    Monday, March 04, 2019
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!To view the March issue of WARM HEART NEWS:Click Here
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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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    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    United Way Encourages Locals to Get Taxes Done for FREE  Locally, our local chapter of the AARP and Tax Help New Mexico (at CCC) have a long tradition of utilizing Tax Preparation Volunteers to file taxes for FREE for local working families and our local older adults.  United Way also has a tradition of helping families file for free with www.MyFreeTaxes.com .When a family chooses FREE Tax ...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
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!To view the February issue of WARM HEART NEWS: Click Here
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!To view the January issue of WARM HEART NEWS: Click Here
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    Friday, November 30, 2018
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! To view the December issue of WARM HEART NEWS: Click Here
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! To view the November issue of WARM HEART NEWS: Click Here
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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
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! To view the October issue of WARM HEART NEWS: Click Here
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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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    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    REGIONAL CUSTOMERS TO REALIZE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS IN SAVINGS OVER 30 YEARS     New Mexico regulators approved a historic expansion of wind energy generation in Xcel Energy's New Mexico and Texas service areas, a move that will return significant savings to regional customers over the next several decades.  In a 5-0 vote today, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission approved a plan to add ...read more
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