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Governor: $5 Million To Help Small Businesses Grow

Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE  Wednesday, Gov. Susana Martinez announced the Credit Enhancement Program (CEP), a fund of up to $5 million to help small businesses grow and thrive by accessing the loans they need to purchase equipment, inventory and other needs.
 
The CEP help provide collateral assistance for small businesses seeking loans to support growth and expansion for qualifying New Mexico small businesses.
 
“Helping small businesses grow and thrive is one of the cornerstones of growing and diversifying our private-sector

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Journey To Halt Allergies Leads To Startup Company Knoze Jr. Corp

Cliff Han, owner of startup company Knoze Jr. Corp., said he can now enjoy the outdoors allergy-free due to his prebiotic lollipop, which nurtures bacteria in the body to combat allergies. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

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One evening in March 2014, Los Alamos resident Cliff Han was attending a retreat and started to tear up during a talk.

He went outside for a break, but more tears arose accompanied by sneezing and a tightness in the chest. He realized his tears were not in fact caused by the speaker’s moving story, but by the pollen from the surrounding trees.

Until


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U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Bill To Relieve Small Banks And Credit Unions

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1116, the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act of 2017, to reform mandates under Dodd-Frank and relieve small banks and other community financial institutions from burdensome compliance regulations.
 
This bill requires federal regulatory agencies to tailor regulations to fit the institution’s profile and risk it presents to the stability of the financial system.
 
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce issued the following statement:

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AG Balderas Urges Congress To Preserve New Mexico’s Authority To Enforce Data Breach & Data Security Laws

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
SANTA FE  Attorney General Hector Balderas Monday joined a coalition of 31 states and the District of Columbia urging Congress not to preempt state data breach and data security laws, including laws that require notice to consumers and state attorneys general of data breaches.
 
Attorney General Balderas is currently investigating the Equifax data breach and has previously settled with Nationwide and Target for their breaches impacting New Mexicans. In their letter, the attorneys general argue that

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Scenes From 2018 Annual Family YMCA Red & Black & Green Ball Saturday Night – Part 1

The Chairman’s Round Table members are honored at the annual Red and Black (and Green) Ball Saturday night at Buffalo Thunder Resort, from left, TRK Management Co-owner Roger Waterman, Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Terry Wallace, Espanola YMCA Teen Center Director Ben Sandoval accepting for Ross and Marlene Sanchez of Cross Connection, Centerra Los Alamos General Manager Ted Spain, Los Alamos Daily Post Owner/Publisher Carol A. Clark, Los Alamos Medical Center CEO John Whiteside and Los Alamos National Bank President/CEO John Gulas. This year’s charitable event


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Film Office Announces ‘Untitled Roswell Project’ Pilot To Begin Production In New Mexico

NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the “Untitled Roswell Project,” a new pilot for Warner Bros. Television / Palladin Productions LLC, will begin principal photography in mid March through the end of March in Albuquerque.
 
“We’re excited to welcome another production highlighting New Mexico’s unique history,” Film office Director Nick Maniatis said. “With strong tools, infrastructure, as well as unique stories and landscapes, New Mexico is a perfect location for

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Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board Meets March 20

COUNTY News:
 
The Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board meets at 1 p.m.Tuesday, March 20 in Suite 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
I. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS                                                 

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Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event At BeeHive Homes In White Rock Thursday

Cutting the ribbon Thursday at BeeHive Homes on Longview Drive in White Rock, from left, owner Nate Manning, a local resident, owner Michael Manning and Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann. Photo by Natalie Glass

BeeHive Homes owners Nate Manning, left, and Michael Manning with Administrator Jayne Figueroa Thursday morning at the Grand Opening of the company’s new White Rock facility. The company provides assisted living for seniors in a home-like atmosphere. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com

 

One of the 15 rooms at the BeeHive Homes facility in White Rock. Half of the available


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Michelle Lujan Grisham Announces Plan To Leverage Trade And Investment To Build A Stronger Economy

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Thursday, gubernatorial candidate Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) announced a three point plan to create New Mexico jobs by attracting foreign direct investment, building a stronger export economy, and increasing activity at New Mexico’s ports of entry.
 
“International trade and investment can be driving forces in strengthening our economy and positioning New Mexico as a leader in job creation,” Lujan Grisham said. “In Congress, I’ve been on the frontlines of ensuring New Mexico doesn’t suffer

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