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    Wednesday, July 08, 2020
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    Thursday, July 02, 2020
    That’s the message a new campaign being launched this month will emphasize. A new logo will urge folks to eat, shop and play local. “We’ve gone through a long business shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic and people are eager to have life return to normal,” said Roosevelt County Chamber Executive Director Karl Terry. “Now that restrictions have been relaxed and more businesses are open we ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Community, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 01, 2020
    To ENMU students, faculty, and staff, and our neighbors across New Mexico and West Texas During a difficult summer in the U.S. and around the world, I hope you, your family, and your friends are well and beginning to turn your attention to the coming academic year. We believe education is the key to achieving success, both as individuals and as a society – and we look forward to returning to that ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 01, 2020
    June 30, 2020  State extends emergency public health orderGov. issues severe warning about rising cases, transmission rate;New Mexico at risk of re-enacting public health restrictions  SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday extended the state’s emergency public health order through July 15 and issued a severe warning about the risk of New Mexico being forced to re-enact more severe ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Community, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    Forbes Best-In-State Bank for the Second Year in a Row and a Top Commercial Card Issuer for the Fifth Year in a Row  JUNE 30, 2020 — ALBUQUERQUE, NM – New Mexico Bank & Trust, a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF), announced today that it was recognized as one of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2020 by Forbes Media and Statista Inc. for the second year in a row, and was ranked ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    June 30, 2020Measure stabilizes state finances amid revenue shortfall  SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday authorized an amended Fiscal Year 2021 state budget, using her line-item veto authority to restore legislative cuts to public education and other areas while employing state reserves, spending reductions and federal monies to patch a revenue shortfall caused by the economic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 29, 2020
    June 29, 2020 SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed into law a significant relief and support measure for individuals, businesses and local governments under financial strain during the COVID-19 pandemic. House Bill 6 includes three areas of relief. First, the bill temporarily waives interest and penalties on late tax payments so that individuals and businesses that have been ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Business news, Political
    Friday, June 19, 2020
    State partners with business groups on project  SANTA FE -- The state of New Mexico is partnering with various business organizations to give 171,000 cloth face coverings to small businesses around the state for free distribution to workers and customers who don’t have their own.   The masks, manufactured by the apparel company Hanes. were donated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency with ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    June 15, 2020  Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 9,845 Update includes five additional deaths related to COVID-19  SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 132 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:13 new cases in Bernalillo County1 new case in Cibola County1 new case in Colfax County3 new cases in Curry County1 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, June 12, 2020
    June 12, 2020  New Mexico Agriculture Secretary reminds agriculture industry to complete CensusLAS CRUCES – The final deadline to complete the 2020 Census has been extended to Oct. 31 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Mexico Department of Agriculture reminds farmers, ranchers and everyone within the agriculture community to respond to the census either online, over the phone, by mail or in ...read more
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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
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    Monday, April 20, 2020
    ​FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS High School Teacher “Endorsement in HS History and Physical Education preferred” with Coaching Opportunities 2020-2021 Applicant must: 1) Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and be eligible for or have obtained proper PED License 2) Willingness to Coach various sports 3) Be able to pass an employment verification check; 4) Have knowledge/experience/commitment to ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.   The new guidance includes two new posters, one for federal workers and one for all ...read more
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    Monday, March 23, 2020
    Tax Day now July 15: Treasury, IRS extend filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount owed  IR-2020-58, March 21, 2020  WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.  Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April ...read more
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
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    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 26, 2020  Budget Celebrated, BemoanedThe $7.6 billion state budget passed by the legislature and awaiting Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's signature is an increase of over 7 percent. Democrats celebrated the money it provides for education and early childhood programs as well as pay increases for state workers. Republicans worry that the spending ...read more
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    Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 20, 2020  Legislature Adjourns/Budget Sent To GovernorThe NM Legislature ended its 30-day session in its normal fashion with a flurry at the end that included a late night on Wednesday in order to get a budget to the Governor's desk. They accomplished that in the wee hours of Thursday morning passing a $7.6 billion budget. The budget would provide ...read more
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    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 12, 2020  Gasoline Tax BlockedA measure that sought to raise the state gasoline tax from 17 cents to 47 cents over several steps was tabled in the House Appropriations & Finance Committee on Monday. The measure, which was opposed by many business organizations was tabled on a resounding 14-1 vote. While the tax had not been increased since the ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportCorrection/Additions for Feb. 5, 2020  Clarification on SB110In reading your legislative update I just wanted to clarify SB110 would likely remove local labor boards, not local unions.    It authorizes arbitrators to ignore public employers appropriations when deciding bargaining impasse cases and will likely require counties to reappropriate funds to ...read more
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    Thursday, February 06, 2020
    Teachers/Coaches/Program Leaders: Leadership Portales is pleased to introduce a new program called Passport Portales targeted at students age 4-17 in Roosevelt County. The purpose is to provide money for registration fees to summer, afterschool and weekend programs including leagues, camp and, classes. We estimate that we’ll have $3,000 enough for at least 30 awardees during this year’s cycle. ...read more
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 5, 2020  Legislative Appreciation a SuccessThe Chamber officers and staff were in "The City Different" Monday and Tuesday to offer our support and appreciation to our area legislators and spread the news about Portales through peanut diplomacy. Our annual Appreciation Dinner that we co-sponsor with the Clovis/Curry Chamber was possibly the ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
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    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportJan. 28, 2020   Early Childhood Fund Gets HearingThe Senate Education Committee moved SB 3 forward on Monday after tagging it with an amendment that makes the idea a little more palatable. The bill seeks to establish an endowment fund for use on early childhood programs while the state is swimming in revenue from the oil and gas business. We would ...read more
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    Thursday, January 23, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportJan. 22, 2020  Session is Out of the GatesGov. Michelle Lujan Grisham got things started with the 54th New Mexico Legislature yesterday at noon with her State of the State address. In a short 30-day session where many thought the Governor's biggest problem would be not wanting to leave anything out, she surprised some with what she did leave out of ...read more
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    Monday, January 06, 2020
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    Thursday, December 12, 2019
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    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Roosevelt County wind farm, New Mexico’s largest,will power up to 194,000 typical homes  PORTALES, New Mexico (Aug. 28, 2019) – Xcel Energy announced today that construction on the 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Project in Roosevelt County will commence in the fourth quarter. Once completed, it will provide enough clean, affordable electricity to power close to 194,000 typical homes annually, ...read more
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