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Lujan Grisham Welcomes Sandia Pricing Preference She Championed For New Mexico Businesses

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham welcomes the announcement from Sandia Laboratories that they are implementing a 5 percent New Mexico small business pricing preference that she championed. 
 
The pricing preference will help New Mexico small businesses compete for Sandia subcontracts against out-of-state companies.
 
In a letter sent in March 2016 to then-Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Lujan Grisham encouraged DOE to preserve and expand Sandia’s economic footprint in the

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Consumer Protection Weeks FACTS: ‘C’ Is For Cars

Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Hector Balderas wants New Mexicans to get the FACTS when it comes to Cars. 
 
Purchasing a car is the largest purchase many New Mexicans undertake, so it’s crucial that consumers make informed decisions during their car shopping process.
 
“The most important tool for car shopping is to know what you can afford,” Balderas said. “Know your finance options and your overall family budget before you begin to shop. That

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LANB Brings Students From El Camino Real Academy To Bradbury Science Museum

El Camino Real Academy 5th graders visit to the Bradbury Science Musuem thanks to a generous transportation grant from Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM

An El Camino Real Academy 5th grader at the Bradbury Museum during a field trip sponsored by LANB. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM

 

BSMA News:
 
Twenty-five 5th graders from El Camino Real Academy enjoyed a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum, thanks to a grant provided by Los Alamos National Bank, that pays for the student’s and teacher’s transportation to the museum.
 
Liddie Martinez,

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Balderas Sues Massive Solar Company For Defrauding New Mexicans, Jeopardizing Their Home Ownership

Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Thursday he filed a lawsuit against Vivint Solar, Inc., and related companies (“Vivint”).
 
Balderas’ lawsuit claims Vivint was engaging in unfair and unconscionable business practices including clouding titles to consumers’ homes, fraud and racketeering in connection with its residential solar power purchase agreements and solar equipment.
 
Through its investigation, the Office of the Attorney General has learned there are hundreds of clouded titles

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Labor Management Relations Board Meets Monday

COUNTY News:
 
The Labor Management Relations Board meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 12, in Room 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
AGENDA
I.   Call to Order
II. Public Comment for items not on the Agenda
III. Business – Hearing on PPC-2018-001 The Board will hear arguments, deliberate, and take action on the question of sufficiency regarding PPC2018-001 pursuant to Section 3.4 of the LMRB Rules and Regulations. The Board reserves the right to close the hearing to the public pursuant to §10-15-1(H)(3),

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State Warns Salon Owners About Phony Inspectors

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department News:

ALBUQUERQUE – The Regulation and Licensing Department is warning New Mexico salon owners to be on the lookout for imposters posing as state inspectors and asking for payment of hundreds of dollars to supposedly avoid closure.
 
Scam artists are calling local nail salons and demanding payment of as much as $1,200 while threatening the owners with court action and closure of their shop. The scam often includes fraudulent documents, including letters and settlement agreements that look real, and are copied from genuine state documents.


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LANL: Small Business Supplier Forum March 12

LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory is hosting a Supplier Forum March 12 at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., in Los Alamos.
 
The Los Alamos National Laboratory Small Business Program and representatives from LANL’s procurement organization will present the following free information sessions:
  • Small Business Program overview;
  • Understanding Ariba e-Sourcing;
  • LANL’s Basic Ordering Agreement process;
  • Construction Projects- the RFP process; and
  • Upcoming Business Opportunities.
 
Submit RSVP and inquiries to business@lanl.gov

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Chamber Business Breakfast Features Talk On County’s New Proposed Sign Code Thursday March 15

CHAMBER News:

The next Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, March 15 at UNM-Los Alamos, Building 2, Room 230.

Los Alamos County Planning ManagerTamara Baer will present the County’s new proposed Sign Code, with a focus on how it may affect the business community.

Revisions to the County Sign Code were prompted by a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision clarifying the requirement for content neutrality in the regulation of speech, including signage. The new sign code complies with this requirement, while still regulating the size, material, time, place, and


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Farmers Market Opens For Business Today

Produce for sale at the Farmers Market. Courtesy photo
 

Treats for sale at the Farmers Market. Courtesy photo

 MAINSTREET News:

The Los Alamos Winter Farmers Market is 8 a.m. to noon today at Fuller Lodge.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market was started in 1970 and is a great place to buy local foods and other goods and to support local growers and producers. For more information contact Cindy at talacook@windstream.net or 505.929.6579.

Los Alamos MainStreet is part of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation, a private, not-for-profit economic and community development


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Zia Credit Union Officials Meet With D.C. Lawmakers

Zia Credit Union President and CEO David Woodruff stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Monday to talk about his trip last week to Washington D.C. to meet with lawmakers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Zia CU Board Vice Chair Lawrence Gutierrez, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, Zia CU Member at Large JC Garcia and President and CEO David Woodruff on their trip last week in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/ZCU
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com
 

Zia Credit Union President and CEO David Woodruff together with his Board Vice Chair Lawrence Gutierrez and Member


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