As posted by NM PartnershipBY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA / JOURNAL STAFF WRITERJuly 11th, 2021 – New Mexico took center stage Sunday when Sir Richard Branson made history with his successful flight from Spaceport America to the edge of space aboard his own passenger rocket ship.Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity took off from the spaceport about 8:40 a.m. attached to […]
SANTA FE – Having met Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s goal of 60 percent of eligible residents completing their COVID-19 vaccination series, the state of New Mexico on Thursday will enjoy the removal of remaining pandemic occupancy restrictions on commercial and day-to-day activities, including the color-coded county-by-county system.Sixty-two percent of eligible New Mexicans have completed their […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: Bruce KrasnowBruce.Krasnow@state.nm.us505- 795-0119June 7, 20212021 Economic Reports Released for the State and 33 CountiesSANTA FE, N.M. – Today the Economic Development Department released the latest of its quarterly economic reports for the State of New Mexico and all 33 counties. The May 2021 reports include data through the third quarter of fiscal […]
As posted by SBA, June 1, 2021 The U.S. Small Business Administration and Public Private Strategies Institute are hosting several webinars to help you get your business back on track. Hear about what steps you can take now to learn and take advantage of new and existing programs that are available at the SBA Get an update […]
The LEDA Recovery Grants were created by the State of New Mexico in the 2021 Legislative Session by House Bill 11 to provide $200 million in grant funding to New Mexico small businesses that are experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic.Grant amounts of up to $100,000 are available.Unlike a loan, a grant does not need to be […]
Under the American Rescue Plan, employers are entitled to tax credits for providing paid leave to employees who take time off related to COVID-19 vaccinations
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) allows small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, to claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations. The ARP […]
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it is accepting applications for its new Community Navigator Pilot Program. This new initiative, established by the American Rescue Plan, will leverage a community navigator approach to reach our nation’s smallest businesses, with a priority focus on those owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, as well as women and veterans. SBA will accept applications through July 12, […]
EDD is hosting a webinar featuring Department of Workforce Solutions. They will present information on the following programs:Update on the new steps in the unemployment insurance process Available corporate trainings Job fairsWorkforce Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) Registered Apprenticeship TANF Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Work Keys Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8323710256484520974For assistance, please email Jennifer Myers, Statewide Disaster Recovery Coordinator.
Updated Public Health Order in Effect; New Mexico Adopts CDC Mask Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Nora Meyers SackettPress Secretary, Office of the Governornora.firstname.lastname@example.org May 14, 2021SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday announced the state’s adoption of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance on facemasks for those who are fully vaccinated. An updated Department of Health public health order, effective Friday, May 14, is attached […]
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides:Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; andA one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet […]
About the Redistricting Act:On April 6, 2021, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 304 (55th Legis., 1st Sess. 2021). Senate Bill 304 includes the Redistricting Act. The Redistricting Act creates the Citizen Redistricting Committee (CRC or Committee), which is comprised of major party members and non-major party members. The State Ethics Commission has the […]
Connect with local lenders and other funding resources in your region.All business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs interested in financing should attend.Lenders and other financial assistance organizations are invited to participate.NO COST to participate.Click here to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7812075609686663695For more information, please contact Johanna Nelson at Johanna.Nelson@state.nm.us, or call 505-469-6204.