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New Mexico Coalition Of Sexual Assault Programs Awarded $40K Grant To Help Low-Wage Workers Who Face Sexual Harassment

NMCSAP News:
 
The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs this week received a $40,000 grant from the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund to help low-wage workers in New Mexico who face sexual harassment in the workplace.
 
The grant, one of 18 awarded around the country, will support NMCSAP’s ongoing work on sexual harassment. Specifically, the coalition is partnering with state and local organizations, including the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women, the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, the New Mexico Asian Family Center, Arc of New Mexico, and Casa

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Romero Discusses Intent And Purpose Of RCLC

Former RCLC Executive Director Andrea Romero
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Former Regional Coalition of LANL Communities executive director and candidate for House Dist. 46 Andrea Romero said what hasn’t been clear in recent discussion of RCLC issues is “intent versus what is now considered criminal because it’s been petitioned to the Attorney General’s Office”.

“I think if the point of the board is to be able to move forward … everyone needs to know that the intent was to have a proper board with good parameters, to be able to do good


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Shin: A Fierce Advocate For Small Businesses

By LISA SHIN
Republican candidate
House Dist. 43
 
As a small business owner myself, I understand the challenges and difficulties facing job creators in New Mexico. Small businesses are the engines that drive our economy, both in our state and the nation.

Locally, concerns include:

  • Recruiting and retaining a dependable work force. Both entry level and middle skills employees are difficult to find. A restaurant owner proposed expanding transportation across Northern New Mexico, to include the afternoon and late night hours, as well as more low income housing. This could also mitigate

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U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Stands With Community In Raton To Support The Southwest Chief Railroad Route

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich rallies with local the community Saturday in Raton to fight for the Southwest Chief. Courtesy photo

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

RATON – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich joined local elected officials and community leaders Saturday in Raton to rally in support of the Southwest Chief.

Speakers at the event included Martin Heinrich, Raton Mayor Neil Segotta, Raton City Manager Scott Berry, Colfax County Commissioner Roy Fernandez, Director of Business Operations at Philmont Scout Ranch Shelley O’Neill, and local business owner at Patchwork Phoenix


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Governor Announces New Catalyst Fund Commitment To BlueStone Venture Partners

Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE Gov. Susana Martinez announced Thursday that BlueStone Venture Partners, LLC will receive up to $3 million from the Catalyst Fund to invest in New Mexico bioscience startups.
 
“Investing in homegrown New Mexico companies and entrepreneurs strengthens and diversifies our economy,” Martinez said. “The Catalyst Fund helps our local companies get off the ground and succeed, creating new jobs and opportunities for New Mexicans.”
 
The Catalyst Fund invests in emerging venture capital funds throughout

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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Aspen Copies

On the Job in Los Alamos at Aspen Copies, from left, Eric Tavera, co-owner Dawn Cline and Josh Williams put together spiral notebook reports. Cline and her husband, James, standing in the far back, have owned Aspen Copies since 1996. Williams has worked at Aspen Copies at 1907 Central Ave., for two years and Tavera has worked at the business for several months. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com


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Los Alamos Daily Post And New Mexico Bank And Trust Co-Sponsor 100+ Women Who Care Aug. 23

Scene from a 100+ Women Who Care Los Alamos quarterly gathering sponsored by Los Alamos Medical Center hosts in May at Cottonwood on the Greens. The women raised more than $4,600 that evening for the First Born Program® of Los Alamos Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By Mary Beth Maassen
UWNNM Executive Director
100+ Women Who Care Los Alamos

The Los Alamos Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at Cottonwood on the Greens.

The gathering is generously sponsored by the Los Alamos Daily Post and New Mexico Bank and Trust. 100+ Women Who


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AG Balderas Brings Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo For Opening Thousands Of Fake Accounts

Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Thursday that the Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer and Environmental Protection Division filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for illegal business practices in opening unauthorized accounts in the name of thousands of New Mexicans.
 
“As the fiscal agent for the State, and a provider of banking services to thousands of New Mexicans, Wells Fargo has failed to resolve their violations of law,” Balderas said. “It’s deeply troubling that

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