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Pearce On Bringing Solar Panel Industry Back To NM

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce
 
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce released the following statement after the President signed a proclamation, prioritizing domestic solar panel industry and washer machine producers:
 
 “This action today moves the nation one step closer to an ‘all the above’ energy plan, unleashing America’s domestic energy production while developing greener sources of energy. For years, foreign solar dumping of low cost panels and products has put U.S. manufacturers out of business, eliminating

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Bill To Support Booming NM Film Industry Advances

Rep. Antonio Maestas
 
NMDP News:
 
SANTA FE  A bill to promote the New Mexico film industry sponsored by Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas (D-Bernalillo) has passed the House Labor and Economic Development Committee.
 
HB 113 would encourage film makers in and outside of New Mexico to film within the state by removing the cap on film credits. 
 
“This bill will help unlock more good-paying jobs in the film industry, and expand opportunities in an industry that is already booming.” Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas said.
 
The film industry has put New Mexico on the map

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New Business Offers Shopping Assistance

Shop Villa Me owner Aria Villareal. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Shopping online is attractive because of its convenience but sometimes the sheer volume of online stores and the infinite choices of where to spend your money on the world wide web can feel more overwhelming than convenient.

Aria Villareal’s new business, Shop Villa Me, can help. Villareal offers her services as a virtual shopper and researcher.

“Basically I provide consulting and purchasing services,” she said.

Her services fit into four


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New Sign Going Up On Blue Window Restaurant

A new sign is being installed today at Blue Window Restaurant at 1789 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New sign is being installed today at Blue Window. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New sign is being installed today at Blue Window. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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ProjectY Cowork Los Alamos: ‘Bring Love To Your Finances: A Workshop For Couples’ Feb. 3

Courtesy/projectY
 
projectY cowork News:
 
Talking about money is one of the trickiest conversations ​in which couples struggle. ​A workshop Saturday, Feb. 3, at projectY cowork Los Alamos aims to empower individuals to hear each others’ values and bring their actions into alignment. ​
 
Financial Coach, Pi Luna,​ and Relationship Coach Nameh​ Marsin will ​offer practicals for developing a budget as well as gain​ing​ insights for what can help partner​s​ reach consensus. 
 
​What: Bring Love to

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Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division Offers Free Cardboard Recycling Services To Busineses

Businesses are encouraged to utilize these ‘cardboard only’ bins offered free of charge to commercial customers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

There are numerous benefits a business can enjoy from tossing corrugated cardboard into the recycling bin rather than in the trash. Besides helping the environment, it can help businesses save money.

Starting in September 2017, the Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division (ESD) has been offering cardboard recycling services free of charge


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Los Alamos Has Viome!

From left, Viome’s Head of Project Management Miranda Intrator, President Deepak Savadatti, Chief Science Officer Momo Vuyisich and Research Associate Andy Hatch at the lab Monday afternoon at 81 Camino Entrada in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Viome employees gather with Chief Science Officer Momo Vuyisich, seated third from right, to celebrate the company’s first year anniversary Saturday evening at Cottonwood on the Greens at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

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LANS Fee Impacted By Plutonium Air Shipments

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos National Security, LLC earned 89 percent of the total available fee for FY2017, or $44.6 million out of a possible $50.3 million, a National Nuclear Safety Administration spokesman said Wednesday.

The LANL contractor is graded annually for its performance. According to the Performance Evaluation Report for 2017, LANS had the potential to earn about $50.3 million, which comprises $8.9 million in at-risk fee, $35.4 million in fixed fee and $6 million for Strategic Partnerships with other agencies, which is also a fixed


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Heinrich Slams Solar Tariff Decision

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, issued the following statement after President Trump announced his decision to impose up to 30 percent tariffs on imported solar panels and modules that will jeopardize tens of thousands of American solar jobs:
 
“Imposing these tariffs isn’t going to create a single manufacturing job and instead harms hundreds of locally-owned companies, jeopardizes tens of thousands of workers, and stifles

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